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Trial of former prime minister resumes; prosecution alleges Olmert failed to report donations to the State Comptroller.
The Shula Zaken case shows the extent of responsibility of a public servant.
Former prime minister spars verbally with state attorney Korb as he continues to deny corruption allegations against him.
Witness says Olmert's funding requests seemed "excessive."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jail time could be added on to six year sentence from Holyland bribery conviction.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Olmert could face up to five more years in prison because his conviction was solely for fraud, but fraud under "aggravated circumstances."
Former prime minister Olmert’s fate in the balance following 2012 acquittal of illegally using cash he received in envelopes from NY businessman.
Olmert was convicted on two counts of bribery by Tel Aviv District Court Judge David Rozen in March and sentenced to six years in prison in May.
Olmert’s lawyer, Eyal Rozovsky, who joined his prior lawyer Eli Zohar for the retrial, attacked the heart of the prosecution’s case until this point.
Ex-prime minister facing retrial in Talansky Affair following release of Zaken recordings.
Following the parole board ruling to shorten her sentence, she was expected to be released on January 26.
Olmert told former aide Zaken in taped phone call that Barak “has millions, tens of millions, stashed away in secret bank accounts in Switzerland, or somewhere,” allegedly from weapons deals.
Olmert's former chief-of-staff took the state's deal and turned against her around three-decades-long boss to get several years of prison cut from her sentence and said she never received the funds.
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