Israeli police confirm Netanyahu is suspect in fraud investigation

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Court document reveals for first time that prime minister is subject of inquiries into alleged ‘fraud, breach of trust and bribes’

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been named as a suspect in two investigations into allegations of “fraud, breach of trust and bribes” as his former chief of staff had signed a deal with prosecutors to testify against him.

The suspicions against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing, were revealed in a court application by detectives on Thursday seeking a gag order on reporting details of negotiations with Ari Harow, the former chief of staff, to become a state witness.

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