The charges carry a maximum sentence of 8 years in prison.
Her lawyers slammed the indictment, describing it as „false and hallucinatory“.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump talk „regularly,“ the Russian president told an Austrian news outlet ahead of his visit to Vienna.
He also addressed the possibility of a summit between the U.S. and Russia.
(14.1.2018) Taxation and economics prosecutor Liat Ben Ari and State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan must submit their opinions to Mendelblit within a month or two.
(7.2.2018) “So don’t worry,” Netanyahu said sarcastically. “There will be recommendations [to indict], and also signs reading ‘Bibi is guilty until proven otherwise,’” he said, criticizing signs that were spotted at the ongoing Saturday night anti-corruption protests in Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit’s neighborhood in Petah Tikva and at Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv.
(3.5.2018) However, during a preliminary meeting to discuss the proposal, Sara Netanyahu reportedly flew into a rage at her lawyers, saying she would rather go to jail than pay the NIS 200,000 ($55,000) that they estimated she would have to pay.
Rejecting an offer made by Sarah Netanyahu’s legal team for the prime minister’s wife to pay back state funds she allegedly diverted for personal use if criminal charges against her are dropped, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has reportedly told her lawyers that she must first give back the money, and only then will he decide on whether to indict her.
(8.4.2018) It is likely that Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit will be filing an indictment against Sara Netanyahu imminently now that Passover is over, The Jerusalem Post has confirmed.
The exact timing, however, is still undecided and it is possible that it could take weeks, rather than days.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must resign due to his multiple criminal investigations, former prime minister Ehud Olmert said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post that will be published in next weekend’s Post Magazine.
Olmert will be speaking at The Jerusalem Post Conference in New York on April 29.