Israel police recommends charges against the head of government Benjamin Netanyahu, in a further case of corruption. There is sufficient evidence of bribery, fraud and breach of trust Netanyahu in the so-called case of 4,000, it said in a Sunday published a notice from the police. His wife Sara had been involved.
Netanyahu rejected the allegations decided. He was confident that it would not ultimately come to an indictment, “because there is nothing,” it said in its notification.
The police had already recommended Netanyahu for corruption in two other cases to indict. The decision whether to press charges lies with the Prosecutor General. This can take months. The Prime Minister denies any misconduct and has shown the accusations against him as witch-hunt by the media.
In the new case, Netanyahu is suspected to have as the Minister of communications granted to the telecommunications company Bezeq, the legal perks. In return, the should have belonging to the group of Medium Walla positively about him reported. The head of government and his Familiar should have influence on important appointments in Walla. Netanyahu gave the post of Minister in 2017. The police also recommended a charge of Bezeq-owner Shaul Elovitch, whose wife and son as well as three more Suspects.
perks in the millions
“The evidence show that between Netanyahu, his Familiar and Elovitch corrupt relations prevailed”, – was stated in the police notice.
In February, the Israeli police had already recommended in two other cases on charges of corruption. Therefore, Netanyahu and his family of cigars in the years 2007 to 2016, two business men, champagne, and jewelry with a total value of one Million shekels (approximately 230,000 Euro). If it were illegal donations from the Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan and Australian entrepreneur James Packer, police said at the time.
In turn, should have made Netanyahu, among others, for a law, the Milchan tax breaks in the millions. In addition, he had helped him to obtain a new U.S. visa.
eat the state
in Addition, Netanyahu is said to have tried to take illegally to influence the media coverage. He should have made an effort to secure a Deal with a media Mogul, a positive coverage of government-critical newspaper Yediot Achronot. In return, Netanyahu will have to help in view, the influence of the high-circulation free newspaper Israel Hajom to weaken, the long talked about as his pipe was.
In October, a process against Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, had begun. She is accused of, among other things, between 2010 and 2013, with a staff in luxury restaurants to have on the expense of the state food equivalent to 83.000 Euro, even though the family employed at the same time, a cook.
As a leader of the opposition Netanyahu, in 2008, had pushed the head of government, Ehud Olmert, to resign under suspicion of corruption. The allegations of corruption had ended Olmert’s political career, he had for more than a year in prison.