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Mayor suspected of bribery, fraud revealed as head of Petah Tikva

Petah Tikva mayor Rami Greenberg on December 5 2017. (Rami Greenberg/ Wikipedia CC-BY-4.0)
Petah Tikva mayor Rami Greenberg on December 5 2017. (Rami Greenberg/ Wikipedia CC-BY-4.0)

Petah Tikva Mayor Rami Greenberg is revealed as the mayor arrested earlier today on suspicion of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Both the mayor and the director general of the municipality were arrested on charges of bribery, fraud, breach of trust, money laundering, false registration of documents and tax offenses, according to police.

Greenberg was detained last month on suspicions that he had withheld municipal funding from institutes that were entitled to it unless they fired or ousted his opponents and their family members from key positions.

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