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Cellcom Israel says sued over tax disclosure

NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Israeli cellphone company Cellcom Israel Ltd. (CEL.N: Quote, Profile , Research) said on Wednesday it has been served with a lawsuit alleging it unlawfully collected value added tax from subscribers in Eilat and failed to disclose it.

The suit, which is seeking class action status, was filed in the District Court of Tel-Aviv, by a plaintiff who claims to be one of the company' subscribers.

Cellcom said at this preliminary stage, it is unable to assess the lawsuit' chances of success.