NBC News reports:
Israel’s attorney general announced Thursday that his office plans to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges after a two-year investigation. The prime minister faces one count of bribery and two counts of fraud and breach of trust. Police have previously recommended indicting Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three different cases.
The most serious allegations against Netanyahu involve his relationship with Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of Israel’s telecom giant Bezeq. Police recommended an indictment in the case based on evidence collected that confidants of Netanyahu promoted regulatory changes worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Bezeq.
BREAKING IDEA: If your head of state breaks the law, prosecute.
— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) February 28, 2019
Israeli attorney general decides to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a series of corruption charges.https://t.co/CVMrgVBVEK
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 28, 2019