They’re accused of laundering millions of dollars through international networks that reach back to Israel, yet several of the defendants in New Jersey’s largest corruption sting have been allowed to travel back and forth to that country since their arrests.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has sought to block the trips, telling a judge the defendants are extreme flight risks. But experts say post-arrest travel is often allowed, as courts recognize that bail conditions shouldn’t interfere with defendants’ livelihood.