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Olmert threatens libel suit against State Attorney Lador

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert called on State Attorney Moshe Lador to publicly apologize following an interview to Haaretz newspaper in which Lador described a $75,000 loan Olmert had received 17 years ago as "an extraordinarily scandalous story."
In addition, Olmert's attorneys are demanding that Haaretz and Lador contribute NIS 50,000 for a public purpose which "will be decided on in coordination with Olmert."
If the demands are not met, Olmert has threatened a libel suit.
The prosecutors said in response that it remains unknown whether Olmert had paid back the loan.
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