The coronavirus pandemic has given Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu an unexpected boon, delaying his corruption trial by two months.
Israel's attorney general has filed Tuesday an indictment against the country’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, only hours after he announced that he was withdrawing his immunity bid from a pending indictment in three graft cases against him, theBBC reported.
Israeli Prime Minister BenjaminNetanyahu announced on Wednesday he will seek immunity from corruption charges, effectively delaying his trials until after the elections scheduled for March, when he expects to get a majority coalition to protect him from prosecution.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to stay in power as Israel’s leader, in the wake of corruption charges and his political rival’s failed attempt to form a coalition government.
Israeli police launched last week an investigation into senior campaign officials in the ruling Likud party for allegedly harassing a state witness in a corruption case against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Times of Israelreported Sunday.
Violating an international arms embargo, companies in the Czech Republic and Slovakia - also known as the Czechoslovak Group - have knowingly supplied Azerbaijan with weapons, claims anInvestigace report that was published this week.
An Israeli minister and member of the ruling Likud party resigned on Friday after the country’s chief prosecutor announced he will charge him with fraud and corruption, accusing him of benefiting from government contracts granted to a businessman.
A dispute within Israel’s State Comptroller Office over how Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be able to finance his defense in three ongoing criminal corruption cases has led to resignations and growing concern about the direction of the country’ anti-corruption “watchdog”.
Police arrested three suspects of corruption after having infiltrated the ranks of city employees and having caught the suspects operating a bribery scheme that doled out gifts for political favors, the Times of Israelreported Wednesday.
An Israeli contractor paid to grow food for South Sudan has been sanctioned for selling arms to the government instead. Here’s where the money may have come from.
Israeli courts have convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of misusing public funds to pay for US$100,000 worth of private meals.
The Israeli Knesset put a new immunity bill on it’s legislative docket on Monday, a change that could clear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his looming bribery and fraud charges if passed.
Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed on Tuesday the necessary threshold to form a coalition in Israel’s parliament (the Knesset), cementing his victory in last week’s national elections even amidst a fog of corruption allegations.
Israeli authorities announced on Thursday they will indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery, fraud and breach of trust charges but Netanyahu labeled the move an opposition scheme intended to force him out of the running in the upcoming election.
Israeli authorities said Sunday there is enough evidence to charge Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu, with bribery and fraud, Reuters reported.
Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges be brought against the interior minister, who has been under investigation since 2016 over suspicions of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, tax offences, and money laundering.
Guatemala’s Former Vice President Roxana Baldetti was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her part in a fraud that saw millions of dollars embezzled from the state budget to “decontaminate” a lake with a fake “cleanup solution,” the BBC reported on Wednesday.
World trade is up, and the risk of cross-border corruption has increased with it. But a new report by OCCRP partner Transparency International (TI) says that international enforcement of anti-bribery laws has barely moved in the past three years.
Israeli police questioned billionaire Shari Arison on Sunday about her role in alleged bribery of Kenyan officials by the construction company she co-owned until recently, Reuters reported, citing the Israeli police and the Israel Securities Authority.
State prosecutors said on Thursday that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged with fraud for spending US$100,000 on outside caterers in the couple’s official residence, Reuters reported.
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