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  תשרי 6, 5774 , 10/09/13

Probe of Improper Involvement of Lapid Associate

State Comptroller Yoseph Shapiro has ordered a preliminary investigation of suspicions of improper involvement by senior Yesh Atid party figure Hillel Kobrinsky in meetings of the Finance Ministry, headed by party chairman Yair Lapid, according to a Tuesday-morning report by Channel 2 Television.

The investigation is in response to complaints against the businessman that were recently received by the Comptroller's Office. A spokesman for the office said the complaints have been examined and a decision will be made on the basis of that examination on whether or not to expand the investigation.

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