MIDEAST > Turkish Airlines officers taken into custody in Israel


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The director and accounts manager of Turkish Airlines' Tel-Aviv branch were taken into custody yesterday night accused of tax evasion, airporthaber.com has reported.

Israeli financial police raided the offices of the director, identified as F.D., and the accounts manager, identified as S.D., both at Tel Aviv Airport and the city center, seizing both of their computers.

The two have been released following the completion of the inquiry, daily Hürriyet has reported.


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mara mcglothin

12/5/2012 3:40:44 PM

DOGAN I guess it reeks of incompetence since they were not held in prison for years without bail? The AKP had the government of Ismir raided? How is that different? And what was the outcome? Owe you one? Is that how it goes? Is Turkey like a school yard bully who keeps score? Childish. Spot on! FARUK Most Turks don't know it is illegal and unethhical to evade the payment of taxes.

Turk down under

12/5/2012 1:48:26 PM

That's right Faruk- and the Swiss merchant banks echo your statements!

Faruk Beisser

12/5/2012 10:00:53 AM

Tax evasion? NO Turk, I repeat, NO Turk would ever do such an evil thing!


12/5/2012 12:10:50 AM

More pettiness... what a shameless bunch. Stay on high moral ground.

dogan kemal ileri

12/4/2012 11:52:59 PM

This heavy handed treatment of Turkish Airlines is nothing short of political manouvering.Its a very serious matter to have the offices of a bona fide company raided by the serious fraud squad and its usually done when the government is absolutely sure of transgression.The fact that the Turkish officials were immediately released reeks of either incompetence or political overtones by the Israelis.We owe you one Israel!!!

gray wolf

12/4/2012 10:30:23 PM

well, maybe we should do a tit for tat if there is any israeli or elal officews in turkey maybe we should do to them what they have done to us. how perthetic can these jews get all because they never got their way on the UN voting have NOTHING to do with them whatsoever.

Chris Green

12/4/2012 10:00:14 PM

No politics involved here then!

Nikos T.

12/4/2012 5:45:16 PM

Evil Zionists, they want taxes...
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