The newspaper Al-Tempo reported that two activists were following an Israeli businessman operating in the country, and following intelligence information, they were arrested about two months ago - and deported them. According to the report, the Mossad warned the man, who previously worked at the Israeli embassy in Bogota - and he left the country because of it.
The newspaper reported that the background to the incident was a follow-up by the two of them following an Israeli businessman who set up a security camera company in Colombia. According to the newspaper, the man previously served in Israeli intelligence and even worked at the Israeli embassy in Bogota.
Al-Tempo also reported that the Israeli Mossad had warned the businessman of the intention to harm him and he had left the country. At the same time, the Colombian intelligence service received intelligence information on the two Hezbollah members, following which the two were arrested - and the attack was thwarted.