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Police: Lieberman probe likely to result in corruption charges

Posted in Internal Israeli Affairs by beyondtheborder on April 6, 2009
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman

The corruption investigation into Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is likely to produce charges of money laundering, fraud and breach of trust, police sources said Saturday, adding that questioning of the Yisrael Beiteinu leader was nearing an end.

Unless additional testimony is needed, the police will submit their recommendations on filing an indictment in the coming weeks, the sources said.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1076401.html

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Israeli FM questioned over graft

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 2, 2009

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Lieberman was sworn in as foreign minister on Tuesday

“Avigdor Lieberman was questioned under caution by police today for seven-and-a-half hours on suspicion of carrying out the following: bribery, money laundering and breach of trust,” Micky Rosenfeld, a police spokesman, said.

For full article, visit http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/04/200942145820429387.html