Video: Olmert charged with fraud

Israel's former prime minister denies allegations of fraud and corruption.

    Ehud Olmert, Israel's former prime minister, has been charged with corruption.

    The fraud and tax evasion allegations relate to when he was serving as the mayor of Jerusalem and as a cabinet minister before he became prime minister in 2006.

    Olmert, who denies the allegations, could be jailed for up to 10 years if found guilty.

    See Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros report from Jerusalem above. Click here to read more.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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