The Ultra-Orthodox Tinder Scammer

Indictment: 30 victims of the ultra-Orthodox "Tinder Scammer".

A prosecutor's statement was filed against an ultra-Orthodox from Jerusalem, who is suspected of fraudulently committing sexual offenses against over 30 women. The investigation of the incident reveals that the suspect presented himself on the dating sites as "Jack Segal", a secular bachelor from the USA who lives in Israel

The suspect who introduced himself as "Jack Segal" (Photo: Police Spokesperson)

Investigators of the Fraud Division in the Central Unit of the Jerusalem District have completed the investigation of a resident of Jerusalem in his 30s, who is suspected of fraudulently committing sexual offenses against many women. At the end of the investigation, a prosecutor's statement was submitted to the court, in preparation for filing an indictment against him.

According to the police statement, the suspect was arrested on August 22 after two years of filing complaints against him for impersonating and fraudulently obtaining consent to have sex. The fraud investigators of the Jerusalem District were able to locate over 30 women that the suspect knew on various online dating sites, where he presented himself as Jack Segal, a bachelor born in the USA and living in Israel.

The police investigation reveals that starting in 2017, the suspect had relationships with different women, some of them at the same time while misrepresenting his identity, his lifestyle, his family situation, and his future intentions within the relationship. It also appears from the findings of the investigation that many women agreed to have sex with the suspect after being deceived by him.

During the investigation by the police, which was carried out under the auspices of the prosecutor's office, testimonies were collected from dozens of women who allegedly fell victim to the actions of "Segal". Additional evidence was collected linking the suspect to the commission of the crimes attributed to him. As mentioned, today with the conclusion of the investigation, a prosecutor's statement was submitted against the suspect, when his detention was extended by four more days until September 14. In the coming days, the Jerusalem District Attorney's Office is expected to file an indictment against him.

"The acts of deceit and fraud of the suspect who led a double life, led to harm to many women, harm that accompanies them to this day. The unusual scope of the victims indicates the method he used time and time again to carry out his plot," the police said. "The Israel Police will continue to act against sex offenders who use social networks to fraudulently locate their victims."


Do not send comments that include inflammatory words, defamation, and content that exceeds the limit of good taste.

Israeli-Gaza, France, Macron

Macron proposes a solution - Gallant attacks: We will not sit with the French

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant attacked the French initiative to establish a tripartite committee with the Americans in order to resolve the tensions with Hezbollah. 

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

Fauda style: The undercover elite unit lived near Noa Argamani for 19 days 

The heroic rescue of the four hostages last Saturday was preceded by a complex intelligence operation in which the elite unit rented an apartment next to the house where Noa was held.

Avi Nachmani, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Hezbollah, Rocket attacks

Alarming: 68% success rate in intercepting UAVs from Lebanon

During the last 72 hours, the IDF's defense systems and fighter jets intercepted 11 out of 16 drones launched by Hezbollah.

Avi Nachmani, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

The American hostage rescue operation that almost came to pass

The Washington Post recently reported on a planned US operation to rescue American hostages held in Gaza.

Avi Nachmani, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

IDF, Military Service

The next uproar? The government to discuss an increase in the length of  reservist military service

Minister of Defense Yoav Galant's proposal to prolong reserve service for soldiers and officers to be reviewed. 

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hamas, Hostages

Where is the Bibas family? 

Gantz suggests that Israel knows the fate of the Bibas family, but that it will be publicly acknowledged later on.

Gila Isaacson | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hamas, Hostages

Hamas admits that it has no idea how many hostages are still alive

Hamas spokesperson Osama Hamadan says that Hamas itself doesn't know the fate of the hostages still in Gaza.

Gila Isaacson | 14.06.24

IDF, Hezbollah, Lebanon

Israel strikes southern Lebanon as fighting intensifies 

The IDF attacked in southern Lebanon in response to Hezbollah's recent rocket barrage.

Gila Isaacson, JFeed Staff | 14.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Heroes

Not all heroes wear capes: The extraordinary heroism of Rami Davidian

Farmer Rami Davidian's unyielding bravery: How one man's heroic actions saved hundreds during the October 7 Hamas attack.

Gila Isaacson | 14.06.24

IDF, Charedim

Israeli singer Hanan Ben Ari urges charedim to enlist

Hanan Ben Ari issues a heartfelt plea for unity and enlistment amid national crisis.

Gila Isaacson | 14.06.24

United Kingdom, Politics

New poll shows Reform overtaking Tories as second largest UK party

Things continue to look grimmer and grimmer for the long-established Conservative Party as elections are less than a month away.

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

Houthis strike ship with two cruise missiles, causing damage and seriously wounding sailor

Aircraft from the cruiser USS Philippine Sea evacuated the sailor for further medical treatment. 

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24