Ne­tanyahu’s lawyer faces bribery rap

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de­spite wield­ing no prac­ti­cal power. Charles de­fended his ac­tivism as heir to the throne. “If it’s med­dling to worry about the in­ner ci­ties as I did 40 years ago, then I’m proud of it.” JERUSALEM: Is­raeli po­lice are rec­om­mend­ing that Prime Min­is­ter Ben­jamin Ne­tanyahu’s trusted per­sonal at­tor­ney be in­dicted in a con­flict-of-in­ter­est case in­volv­ing a $2 bil­lion (R28bn) pur­chase of Ger­man sub­marines.

Po­lice said yes­ter­day they have suf­fi­cient ev­i­dence to charge David Shim­ron with bribery and money laun­der­ing. Shim­ron, who is also Ne­tanyahu’s cousin, rep­re­sented Ger­man man­u­fac­turer Thyssenkrupp. Po­lice also want a for­mer cab­i­net min­is­ter, a for­mer navy chief and for­mer Ne­tanyahu chief of staff in­dicted.

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