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(photo credit: Channel 2)
July 5, 2006: President Moshe Katsav asks for a private meeting with Attorney-General Menahem Mazuz. Tells him an employee, identified as "Aleph," is trying to blackmail him and that he has a taped conversation to prove it.
July 8: Channel 2 reports on the meeting. Katsav denies having complained to Mazuz about blackmail.
July 11: Mazuz orders police to investigate, even though neither Katsav nor Aleph has lodged a formal complaint.
July 13: Lt.-Cmdr. Yoav Segelovich appointed to head the police investigation team.
July 26: Police question Aleph for 14 hours. She tells them about Katsav's alleged sexual advances toward her.
July 26: The media reports allegations that Katsav allowed friends access to requests for presidential pardons.
August 23: Katsav questioned under caution for first time. Interrogation lasts five hours. He is questioned six times over the course of the investigation.
September 14: Knesset House Committee approves Katsav's request to suspend himself for one day so that he will not officiate at installation of new Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch.
October 15: Police recommend indicting Katsav on charges of sexual misconduct regarding five women, including two counts of rape, wiretapping and giving friends access to pardon requests.
January 23, 2007: Mazuz decides to indict Katsav, pending a hearing.