TV News LIES

Wednesday, Apr 01st

Last update08:48:14 PM GMT

You are here News International Hidden in Olmert Indictment Are Charges That He Swindled U.S. Jews

Hidden in Olmert Indictment Are Charges That He Swindled U.S. Jews

E-mail Print PDF

The indictment against former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has riveted Israelis with its allegations that the ex-prime minister took envelopes of cash from supporters for his personal use. But another aspect of the August 30 indictment, one directly relevant to American Jews, has been all but lost amid the fallout:

The Israeli leader, prosecutors charge, bilked 17 prominent North American Jewish charities and pro-Israel advocacy groups for his own benefit.


American Jewish and pro-Israel organizations unwittingly ponied up tens of thousands of dollars in false travel expenses for Olmert that he then used as a personal travel fund for himself and for his friends and family, according to the indictment handed up in Israel.

In a three-year period, Olmert allegedly swindled American Jewish groups out of some $50,000 that they paid, at the request of his travel coordinator, in double and sometimes triple travel expenses. Olmert and his family allegedly used the extra funds for private travel and vacations.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity

Yemen factory hitSaudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting...

African Immigrants Face Deportation From Israel

African immigrants in IsraelIsrael will begin deporting African migrants to third countries without their consent.The migrants, from Eritrea and...

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage dies; captors killed in shootout

hostage situation TurkeyA Turkish prosecutor who had been held captive by a banned leftist group for nearly six-hours...

ISIL attacks Syrian village, kills scores

ISIS attackThe Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) killed at least 37 people in a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!