July 5, 2006: Katsav tells Mazuz a woman is trying to blackmail him. He leaves a letter for the attorney-general and says he has a cassette to prove his allegation.
July 8, 2006: Channel 2 reports the meeting. Katsav denies he intends to lodge a complaint.
July 11, 2006: Mazuz orders police to investigate whether Katsav was being extorted by an employee in Beit Hanassi, as well as allegations against him.
July 26, 2006: Police question Beit Hanassi Aleph for 14 hours.
August 23, 2006: Police question Katsav under caution for first time.
October 15, 2006: Police recommend indicting Katsav on charges including two counts of rape.
November 27, 2006: Katsav promises to suspend himself from presidency if Mazuz indicts him.
January 23, 2007: Mazuz announces that he plans to indict Katsav, conditional on the outcome of a hearing. The draft includes one rape charge involving Tourism Ministry Aleph and other charges regarding four of the women who complained against him, including Beit Hanassi Aleph.
January 25, 2007: Katsav makes speech on television blaming media, police, prosecution and women who complained of conspiracy to topple him.
April 1, 2007: Mazuz announces he is adding second charge of rape regarding Tourism Ministry Aleph to draft indictment against Katsav
May 2, 2007: Mazuz holds first of two hearings for Katsav's lawyers
June 28, 2007: Mazuz announces plea bargain agreement with Katsav's lawyers in which almost all serious charges included in the draft are dropped, including all charges involving Beit Hanassi Aleph.
July 1, 2007: Katsav resigns from presidency.
July 2007: In the space of a few days, six individuals and organizations petition the High Court of Justice against Mazuz's decision.
February 26, 2008: High Court rejects petitions by a vote of 3-2. Supreme Court Justice Dorit Beinisch, in a minority opinion, argues that the mild crimes depicted in the indictment do not reflect the charges filed.
April 6, 2008: Jerusalem Magistrate's Court hears Katsav's demands to receive all remaining material collected by the state that has not yet been handed over. Court needs more time to decide.
April 8, 2008: Katsav announces he is withdrawing from plea bargain.
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