Wife of Israel’s Prime Minister is accused of tax evasion over alleged misuse of public funds

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The Israeli Prime Minister, wife charged with multiple crimes

A look at some of the biggest charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara Netanyahu. She’s not the only one under a microscope, but her husband is on various investigations of the police to

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Thursday was due to a number of offences, including over alleged misuse of public funds.

Netanyahu, 59, was also reported to be charged with breach of trust in connection with the “Prepared food affair”, the Jerusalem Post.

Netanyahu was accused, abused, about 100,000 US dollars of public funds for catering to the Prime Minister in Jerusalem to home, while the false claim was made, there is no cooks on staff were declared, the Ministry of justice.

Sara Netanyahu was accused of abuse, about 100,000 US dollars of public funds for the meals in the prime minister’s residence.


Prosecutors in the alleged “Prepared food affair” that Netanyahu, who has not together claims with the then Deputy Director-General Ezra Seidoff, the prime minister’s residence, a cooking, even though you worked on the house. She allegedly ordered the cook to be kept employment secret, and “she was aware that the order of the meals, the seat from the outside for the living, if it employs a cook, was a violation of the rules,” reported Haaretz.

Seidoff was also charged with “forgery by an official.”

Sara Netanyahu traded “, which is said to circumvent the rules and conditions” for the official residence ” in order to fraudulently obtain state funding for the various expenses for the defendants and their family that were not actually funded in this manner,” the indictment.

The indictment came to pay after Netanyahu refused fees for outdoor eating, despite a number of attempts to reach an agreement.

Netanyahu has long allegations of abusive behavior and life-consuming in a way the contact with the public.

In the year 2016, a court ruled they abused a member of staff needs awarded the man $42,000 in damages. Other former employees have the abuse of accused and charges of the Netanyahu vehemently denied.

If convicted, a maximum penalty of five years behind bars. It was not immediately clear, if you would start your test version.

To say that Netanyahu’s lawyer released a statement: “The accusation is absurd and delusional. This is the first time in Israel that a first lady is charged on take-away food. There is no fraud behavior was still infidelity or other…”

“Now there is a chance, the light on the facts. We are sure that at the end of the day, justice, truth, and logic will prevail,” the statement concluded.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cases in front of several police investigations in the alleged corruption. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing, dismissing the allegations against him and his wife as a media-witch-hunt. In one case, Netanyahu and members suspected of having, receiving, jewelry, cigars and champagne to the value of around $285,000. He was also suspected of the special treatment, Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the Yediot Ahronot daily, and in return, the newspaper would cover cheap. The couple, the eldest son, Yair, was also interviewed and interrogated in the past for various guesses are all in connection with fraud and breach of trust.

Benjamin Netanyahu has not been named in the case.

Fox News’ Kaitlyn Schallhorn, She Friling, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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