In an unusual strategic move, the defense tried to use allegations that Ritman and Alsheich have made against Netanyahu as the basis for the prejudice accusation.
The trial had been scheduled to start in January.
Israel's deputy state attorney reportedly believed that the charges against Harow were serious enough that jail time should be part of the deal.
The witness in question was former top Netanyahu aide and current state’s witness Shlomo Filber.
The ministry watchdog said this is doubly important during a time when the state prosecution is under a microscope due to its decision to prosecute the prime minister.
The indictment was made as part of his state's witness deal in cases 1000 and 2000.
Lawyer Boaz Ben Tzur is another senior litigator with experience in white collar crime defense, and joins veteran lawyer Yossi Segev, and younger lawyer, but rising star, Amit Hadad.
Former Meretz Party leader Zehava Galon stressed Yeshua's importance to Case 4000 on Twitter, saying that Elovich "knew that one day these recordings would save him. He was right."