Inside StoryOlmert questioned by police Israeli PM investigated over the privatisation of the country's second-largest bank. 14 Nov 2007 11:28 GMT | Politics, Israel The allegations surround the privatisation of BankLeumi when Olmert was acting finance minister [AFP]Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, is being questioned by police over his alleged role in the privatisation of the second-largest bank in Israel. This comes amidst a steep rise in corruption scandals involving a number of high-ranking political officials in Israel. So, why is Israel so plagued by corruption? Is the judicial system in the country unable to curb this trend? Find out on Inside Story at 17:30 GMT Watch this episode of Inside Story here: Part One: Part Two: This episode of Inside Story aired on 09 October 2007. To contact us click on 'Send your feedback' at the top of the page Watch Al Jazeera English programmes on YouTube Join our debates on the Your Views page to have a comment on the Korean leaders.