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Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

 

February 21, 2018



JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife.

Netanyahu quickly denounced the allegations. But they presented an embarrassing new headache for him as a growing list of members of his inner circle gets swept up in scandals.

The latest case surrounds Nir Hefetz, a longtime media adviser to Netanyahu and his family.

Hefetz is susp...



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