The Theft That Changed the Israeli Banking System and Underworld

April marked ten years from the thunderous collapse of Trade Bank thanks to a man who couldn't beat the house and his sister, bank officer Etti Alon.

Hagai Amit
Ofer Maximov (left) owed about NIS 100 million to underworld gangs, which his sister Eti Alon (center), the deputy head of investments at Trade Bank, stole from her employer.Credit: Nir Keidar