Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein 370 (R).
(photo credit: Ronen Zvulun / Reuters)
Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein spoke to investigators from the Population,
Immigration and Border Authority after it recommended the indictment of his wife
for illegally employing a foreign worker. Investigators met with Weinstein at
his office in the Justice Ministry and heard his testimony for an hour on
According to Channel 1, Weinstein’s wife checked that the
worker had permits, but did not notice that he only had permits as a caretaker
and not for housework. The Weinsteins have employed a foreign worker from India
since before he became state attorney.
Deputy Prosecutor Shuki Lamberger
now must decide whether to accept the immigration authority’s recommendation and
indict Weinstein’s wife. During the course of their investigation, immigration
authority employees asked Lamberger to allow them to receive Weinstein’s
If his wife is indicted and convicted for illegally employing
a foreign worker, she would face a heavy fine.