corruption

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit (R)
Prosecution to Netanyahu: No skipping out on first hearing of trial

Netanyahu has not yet formally filed a request to avoid attending on Sunday. The prime minister is being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Berland to be indicted, again, for fraud, money laudering

Berland failed to report income he made from various services he provided as head of Shuvu Banim such as fundraising, parlor meetings, and advisory services.

Trump Putin
The Trump scandals, season finale

Here’s my completely beside-the-point thought on the latest political developments: Are we living through a weighty HBO political drama? Or a raunchy satirical take on Showtime?

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
15/05/2020
The High Court of Justice during a hearing
Foreign Ministry official gets 3 years in jail for bribery, theft

The Justice Ministry Economic Crimes Division filed an indictment against Foreign Ministry Head of Acquisitions Avshalom Ashuri and his deputy Yehoshua Gabai.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, celebrate at Likud Party headquarters April 9,
Bibi 'Houdini' does it again - analysis

It may not be the government of his dreams, he might have to switch places with Benny Gantz in the middle, but Thursday's Knesset vote means he will soon be prime minister for a fifth time.

07/05/2020
A man enters the main branch of Bank Hapoalim, Israel's biggest bank, in Tel Aviv, Israel July 18, 2
Bank Hapoalim agrees to pay over $30m. for role in FIFA scandal -DOJ

From December 2010 to February 2015, bank employees agreed to launder bribes and kickbacks, which were given in exchange for broadcasting rights for sports marketing executives, US prosecutors said.

By REUTERS
30/04/2020
Attorney-General Avichay Mandelblit
The coronavirus corruption effect: Bibi, Litzman, Deri off the hook?

When the country declared a state of national emergency in mid-March, Netanyahu’s already long-delayed bribery trial was postponed until at least May 24.

Pakistan anti-corruption body arrests top media baron

Critics say Imran Khan government using courts to suppress critical press

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
15/03/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
What does Bibi do to stay out of court and jail? - analysis

Chances are that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not get out of his public corruption trial and will need to convince the judges of his innocence to avoid being dethroned and imprisoned.

Gantz warns Netanyahu becoming ‘Israeli Erdogan’

'This is a critical moment for democracy, and people must wake up,’ says Blue and White leader at campaign rally in Ramat Gan

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