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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Netanyahu Facing Indictment?
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
An earlier article explained he's being investigated for alleged bribery, fraud, breach of trust and money laundering – serious accusations.
He could be charged in so-called Cases 1,000 and 2,000 – the first on suspicion of inappropriately or illegally receiving lavish gifts from wealthy supporters, amounting to possible bribery.
The second case involves him getting caught red-handed on tape, negotiating a quid pro quo with Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes for more favorable broadsheet coverage in return for legislation prohibiting distribution of the free daily Israel Hayom, YA's main competitor, owned by Netanyahu supporter Sheldon Adelson.
Netanyahu reportedly agreed to a quid pro quo deal, enough under Israeli law to hold him accountable for bribery even if no follow-through occurred.
Last summer, police recommended indicting him. On
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