Police: Evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Netanyahu aide

Police have found evidence of criminal wrongdoing on the part of Perach Lerner, a senior aide of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, they said in a statement on Tuesday. 

The probe began in July 2015 following a directive issued by then-attorney general Yehuda Weinstein. Police said Tuesday that the investigation uncovered “apparent evidence of a conflict of interest regarding the passing of information not open to the public to a close associate of hers, information that dealt with people the associate had business dealings with.”

The allegations in the investigation include fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, police said Tuesday.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Police-Evidence-of-criminal-wrongdoing-by-Netanyahu-aide-457970

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