Former Israeli consul charged with fraud, bribery

The former Israeli consul in The Hague, Uriel Itzhaki, was indicted on Tuesday on suspicion of fraud, bribery and molesting a fellow consulate employee. The indictment alleged that the consul took advantage of his position and took money from different service providers to the embassy, as well as issuing an Israeli passport for an Austrian businessman in exchange for 5,000 Euros, misinforming and pressuring Foreign Ministry personnel, Army Radio reported.