Picture: Investigative reporters Simona Weinglass of The Times of Israel (left), Kelly Carr, Milagros Salazar, Jaimi Dowdell,
Simona WEINGLASS is an investigative reporter at the Times of Israel. She has to be credited to expose the binary options fraud industry since 2016. In her series of article on the Wolves of Tel Aviv – Israel’s vast, amoral binary options scam exposed, Simona explained the fraudulent industry and its actors in great detail. Thanks to her reports the world became aware of the fraudulent nature of this industry. Her series of articles ultimately led Israel’s Knesset in October 2017 to pass a law banning the widely fraudulent, multibillion-dollar Israel-based industry.
For her reports Simona was awarded an honorable mention in the international Trace Prize for Investigative Reporting competition. She received the accolade, accompanied by a monetary prize