Netanyahu to Be Charged With Bribery Pending Hearing

Netanyahu to Be Charged With Bribery Pending Hearing

Attorney general also intends to indict Netanyahu for breach of trust in two other cases ■ Decision comes a month and a half before the election

Revital Hovel  SendSend me email alertsFeb 28, 2019 6:20 PM  0comments    Zen Subscribe

Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, November 2018
Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, November 2018Meged Gozani

Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced on Thursday his decision to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three separate cases, pending a hearing.

■ In Case 4000, Netanyahu is accused of providing regulatory concessions to Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of Bezeq telecommunications, in exchange for favorable coverage from Bezeq’s news website, Walla. The charge: Bribery and breach of trust.

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