Olmert, who offered an exclusive interview to Channel 13’s Udi Segal, said he did not think at the time that the shipyard building strategic weapons for Israel would sell submarines to Egypt.
Ganor is the former sales representative of Thyssenkrupp Israel, a German company involved with selling Israel nuclear submarines.
In a first Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during maritime drills.
Th corruption probe into Israel's purchase of German-made naval vessels takes another surprising turn.
One suspect claims that the police are "picking on the small people, afraid of the big ones."
The case has continued to unfold as the summer wears on, with more than one individual turning state's witness.
The submarine affair, which police term “Case 3000,” has reportedly made significant developments recently.
"Let the investigation be conducted," says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Tuesday's detention comes after six suspects were detained for questioning on Monday.
Ya’alon threatens to ‘tell all’ on controversial German submarine deal