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Israeli police say minister should be charged with fraud

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges be brought against the interior minister in a major corruption case.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said there is an "evidentiary basis" that Aryeh Deri committed fraud and breach of trust, as well as millions of shekels in tax offenses and money laundering, and the disruption of court proceedings.

Police have questioned Deri and his wife on suspicion of receiving illicit payments from businessmen. They deny any crimes ...