Senior Australian Chabad Rabbi Fined After Found Guilty for Cheating Fellow Lubavitcher

Australian Chabad rabbi and mining magnate Joseph Gutnick fined over NIS 3 million for predatory business behavior.

Mining magnate Joseph Gutnick, one of Australia’s most senior Chabad rabbis, has been ordered to pay A$1 million (NIS 3,252,000) after a judge found him guilty of “misleading and deceptive conduct” in a business deal with a fellow Lubavitcher in Melbourne.