March 31, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
Israel's Tel Aviv District Court on Monday convicted former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of accepting bribes relating to the construction of a luxury apartment complex called the Holyland towers. As Jerusalem's mayor from 1993 to 2003, Olmert, along with other city officials, allegedly ...[read more]
September 24, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The Jerusalem District Court on Monday sentenced former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert to a one-year suspended sentence and a fine of about USD $19,000 on a charge of breaching public trust. The conviction stems from Olmert's role in a corruption case that forced him to resign from office in ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was acquitted of two major counts of corruption but found guilty of a third lesser charge on Tuesday in the culmination of a three-year trial. In a 700-page ruling three senior judges of a Jerusalem court rejected the prosecution's key accusations that as ...[read more]
January 5, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was indicted Thursday on bribery charges over the construction of a luxury apartment complex called the Holyland towers. As Jerusalem's mayor from 1993 to 2003, Olmert, along with other city officials, allegedly accepted millions of dollars in bribes to ...[read more]
August 25, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The Israeli Police on Monday recommended that former prime minister Ehud Olmert stand trial for his alleged involvement in the Holyland bribery scandal that occurred during his time as mayor of Jerusalem. A investigation was commenced in April to probe Olmert's involvement in the alleged scandal ...[read more]
July 12, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
A group of lawyers on Monday filed a complaint with a Morocco prosecutor seeking the arrest of several high ranking Israeli officials over their involvement in Operation Cast Lead. The complaint names former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni, and Defense ...[read more]
April 15, 2010
by Zach Zagger
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was named a suspect Thursday in an investigation into the Holyland bribery scandal that occurred during his time as mayor of Jerusalem. It is expected that law enforcement will interrogate Olmert over the alleged bribery scandal in which top Jerusalem ...[read more]
December 21, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of fraud and corruption that led to his resignation last year. Olmert is accused of illegally accepting cash contributions from American businessman Moshe Talansky, double billing travel expenses to the state and ...[read more]
September 25, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The trial of former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert opened Friday on charges of fraud and corruption that led to his resignation last year. Olmert is accused of illegally accepting cash contributions from American businessman Moshe Talansky, double billing travel expenses to the state and ...[read more]
August 30, 2009
by Amelia Mathias
Former Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted on three charges of corruption and fraud on Sunday after a lengthy period of accusations following his resignation from government a year ago. He is the first Israeli head of government to be indicted for alleged crimes. The three charges all ...[read more]

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