Tuesday, May 25, 2010

All the corruption charges being leveled against Ehud Olmert

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert was questioned under caution on Tuesday morning regarding his alleged involvement in the Holyland bribery affair, police said.

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert

Olmert is suspected of accepting bribes totaling over NIS 1 million from real estate developers to promote their interests in several projects, especially the Holyland apartment complex in Jerusalem. The bribes were allegedly given when Olmert served as mayor of Jerusalem and then as minister of industry and trade. In the latter role, he oversaw the Israel Lands Administration.


  1. Corrupt + politician, tautology.

  2. thankgodimatheistMay 25, 2010 at 3:18 PM

    A fine representative of the Israeli political class. Only Italy beats Israel in world class political corruption, it has been found.