The Times of Israel reports: Police on Sunday announced there was sufficient evidence to indict Welfare Minister Haim Katz, his son, and top Israel Aerospace Industries officials on corruption-related charges.
Katz is suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of trust while serving as the head of IAI’s workers’ union for the two decades leading up to his becoming a Likud minister in 2015. In a statement, police said there was also enough evidence to indict Katz’s son Yair, a top IAI official and senior union figure; the company’s current union head, Ehud Nof; union member Eli Cohen; and board member Brig. Gen. (res.) Amal Assad.
Anti-corruption police investigators are recommending that Katz and the others be charged with giving and accepting bribes, fraud, breach of trust and extortion by threats.
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