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It Is Getting Close

By Yisrael Medad
5/6/2008, 12:00 AM

"Follow the paper trail" is a well-known investigative move.

I am following the newspaper trail on Olmert, here:

A Long Island mogul is at the center of a sensational bribery scandal that could bring down embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, The Post has learned.

Millionaire financier Morris T - who runs an investment firm out of his tony home in Woodmere - allegedly passed money to Olmert while the politician was mayor of Jerusalem in the '90s, sources said.

In a highly unusual move, Israeli authorities have barred the country's media from publishing T's name - revealed now in The Post - saying it could hamper their investigation. Israeli media has referred only to the involvement of an "American businessman."

T is apparently set to sing to Israeli authorities about his alleged role in the scheme, sources said.

Anybody out there on Long Island willing to comment?  Anybody?