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Mayors of two Israeli towns arrested in bribery investigation

Mayors of two Israeli towns arrested in bribery investigation

10 suspects arrested, 9 more detained in connection with probes into bribery, money laundering, and other corruption allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2019 09:20
'The card tower will soon collapse'

'The card tower will soon collapse'

Netanyahu expected to be charged with breach of trust and bribery. PM's associates: The charges are "absurd."Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2019 21:53
Former Police Chief in closed conversation: 'AG won't break'

Former Police Chief in closed conversation: 'AG won't break'

'I've no doubt indictment against Prime Minister will include bribery offense,' former police commissioner says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2019 21:14
Rabbinate worker arrested on suspicion of bribery

Rabbinate worker arrested on suspicion of bribery

The senior employee allegedly received bribes and favors in the form of money in exchange for special benefits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 14:20
NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

Hedge fund manager Murray Huberfeld pleads guilty in massive bribery scandal that reached all the way to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.Tzvi Lev, 27/05/2018 16:58
Aryeh Deri grilled by police for sixth time

Aryeh Deri grilled by police for sixth time

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri is interrogated by police Thursday over a slew of allegations, including tax evasion and money laundering.Tzvi Lev, 18/01/2018 12:29
Former Chief Rabbi's sentence reduced by 1 year

Former Chief Rabbi's sentence reduced by 1 year

Sentence against former Chief Rabbi convicted of bribery reduced to 3 1/2 years in line with plea bargain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2017 18:10
President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Reuven Rivlin replaces sentence with community service and fine, after survivor was convicted of bribery.Hillel Fendel, 27/04/2017 11:27
Former Chief Rabbi appeals jail sentence

Former Chief Rabbi appeals jail sentence

Rabbi Yona Metzger requests court hearing before beginning to serve prison sentence two months from now.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 05/03/2017 18:11
Peru's wanted ex-President on way to Israel

Peru's wanted ex-President on way to Israel

Alejandro Toledo, once the President of Peru and now wanted internationally on bribery charges, has left the U.S. for Israel.Hillel Fendel, 12/02/2017 10:09
Peru hunts ex-president Toledo over graft claims

Peru hunts ex-president Toledo over graft claims

Peru alerts US, Israel, France to cooperate in manhunt for ex-President Toledo involved in multi-million dollar bribery scandal.AFP, 11/02/2017 23:20
Former Chief Rabbi signs plea bargain

Former Chief Rabbi signs plea bargain

Former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger signs plea bargain confessing to charges of accepting $2.6 million in bribes; to serve 3.5 years in prison.Gary Willig, 24/01/2017 17:38
PA cop nabbed attempting to bribe way into Israel

PA cop nabbed attempting to bribe way into Israel

3 suspects arrested for allegedly attempting to bribe Israeli guards at checkpoint, gain illegal entry into pre-1967 Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 17/01/2017 14:22
Ex-Shas MK identified as suspect in sex-for-votes scandal

Ex-Shas MK identified as suspect in sex-for-votes scandal

Former Shas MK Amnon Cohen identified as suspect arrested in bribery case involving sexual favors provided in exchange for Knesset votes.David Rosenberg, 08/12/2016 15:47
Remand extended for ex-MK suspected trading votes for bribes

Remand extended for ex-MK suspected trading votes for bribes

The Magistrate Court extended by 5 days the remand of the former MK accused of accepting bribes during his service in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2016 19:33
Suspicion: Ex-MK traded votes for sexual favors

Suspicion: Ex-MK traded votes for sexual favors

Ex-MK detained for questioning on suspicion he accepted bribes from businessman to promote legislation.Reut Hadar, 07/12/2016 13:37
'Bribed soldiers let Arabs through checkpoints'

'Bribed soldiers let Arabs through checkpoints'

Soldiers arrested for allegedly taking bribes from Palestinian Authority Arabs to let them through security checkpoints.David Rosenberg, 31/10/2016 09:03
'Dr. Cannabis' gets 46 months in jail

'Dr. Cannabis' gets 46 months in jail

Tel Aviv district court sentences Dr. Avraham Dotan to 46 months in jail and 18 month suspended sentence for cannabis-related crimes.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 08/09/2016 17:06
Nazareth Illit mayor sentenced to 6 months in jail

Nazareth Illit mayor sentenced to 6 months in jail

Shimon Gapso given six month sentence, pledges to return to politics at the end of his term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2016 12:37
Pinto heads to jail with hundreds of followers

Pinto heads to jail with hundreds of followers

Nitzan prison prepares for arrival of Shuvu Yisrael spiritual leader, escorted by hundreds of followers.David Rosenberg, 16/02/2016 10:12
AG closes investigation into Barak bribery claim

AG closes investigation into Barak bribery claim

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein announces closure of investigation into former Prime Minister Ehud Barak.Matt Wanderman, 14/01/2016 12:59
Former MK Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruption

Former MK Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruption

Attorney General announced he will place former MK on trial on a host of charges, including bribery and tax evasion.Elad Benari, 28/10/2015 06:45
Pinto: My Suffering Saves Jews From 'Judgment'

Pinto: My Suffering Saves Jews From 'Judgment'

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto told followers that his suffering in being tried for bribery "will save the Jewish people from “a difficult judgment."Moshe Cohen, 15/04/2015 17:46
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Shuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.Tova Dvorin, 14/04/2015 10:10
Labor 'Bribes' Voters With Free Gifts, Then Denies

Labor 'Bribes' Voters With Free Gifts, Then Denies

Labor reps hand out free oranges in Jerusalem, post pictures on Facebook, just days after court bans Jewish Home from doing the same.Tova Dvorin, 08/02/2015 10:36
Prosecution Recommends Trial for Ben-Eliezer

Prosecution Recommends Trial for Ben-Eliezer

Prosecutors recommended putting former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer on trial for of bribery, Channel Two reported.Moshe Cohen, 06/02/2015 00:16
Massive Electrical Outages Due to State Bribery?

Massive Electrical Outages Due to State Bribery?

Investigation recordings expose state-run IEC officials took $20 million bribe to push faulty system that crashed project to stop outages.Ari Yashar, 09/01/2015 11:10
Police Recommend Indictment Against Ben-Eliezer

Police Recommend Indictment Against Ben-Eliezer

Police recommend indictment of former Labor MK over bribes, money laundering, fraud, and tax-related offenses.Hezki Baruch, 07/01/2015 00:13
Officer Investigated for Smuggling Arabs to Israel

Officer Investigated for Smuggling Arabs to Israel

Officer suspected of illegally issuing entry permits to Arabs from Judea and Samaria in stark breach of security.Ari Yashar, 18/09/2014 15:52
Former Tourism Minister Accused of Bribe-Taking

Former Tourism Minister Accused of Bribe-Taking

Former Minister of Tourism, Stas Misezhnikov, is being investigated over charges of bribery.Moshe Cohen, 18/09/2014 08:26
Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Both corruption cases, which have captivated Israeli media, to finally move forward as Rabbi Pinto brought in from US.Tova Dvorin, 26/05/2014 22:01
Tuesday is Sentencing Day for Olmert

Tuesday is Sentencing Day for Olmert

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, convicted on two counts of bribery, expected to be given prison sentence.Elad Benari, 13/05/2014 06:15
Leftist Activists Bribe Israelis To Back 'Peace'

Leftist Activists Bribe Israelis To Back 'Peace'

Leftist group announces it will hand out checks for $1,175 on Friday in Tel Aviv, to convince passersby that peace will pay off financially.Ari Yashar, 03/04/2014 19:48
Olmert's Lawyer Blames the Media

Olmert's Lawyer Blames the Media

Attorney Eli Zohar says the media “judges defendants in the town square”.Elad Benari, 03/04/2014 02:12
'It Could be Years Before Olmert Goes to Prison'

'It Could be Years Before Olmert Goes to Prison'

Professor Suzie Navot says that Olmert will appeal his bribery conviction and that this process can take years.Benny Toker, 02/04/2014 04:47
Erdogan Replaces Half His Cabinet Amid Scandal

Erdogan Replaces Half His Cabinet Amid Scandal

Turkish Prime Minister replaces half the ministers in his cabinet hours after three ministers resign over a corruption investigation.Elad Benari, 26/12/2013 04:12
Jailed Terrorists Tried to Bribe Jailer

Jailed Terrorists Tried to Bribe Jailer

Terrorists offered jailer 20,000 shekels if he lets them smuggle cell phones into prison.Gil Ronen, 21/05/2013 09:04
NY Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

NY Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

A senior New York State politician was arrested on charges that he tried to bribe his way onto ballot for state’s upcoming mayoral election.Arutz Sheva staff, 03/04/2013 06:00
US Justice Dept. Investigating Wall Street Journal

US Justice Dept. Investigating Wall Street Journal

US Justice Department is investigating allegations that employees at The Wall Street Journal bribed Chinese officials for information.Rachel Hirshfeld , 18/03/2013 23:44