Yair Netanyahu suing over claims of fake passport, foreign bank accounts

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair, is reportedly suing a Facebook user for a post he claims amounts to libel.

According to Channel 2, Yair Netanyahu is suing Abie Benyamin for NIS 140,000 ($39,000) over his 2016 post in which he claimed the prime minister requested the Mossad issue his son a fake passport so that he could freely travel abroad and open foreign bank accounts.

The younger Netanyahu is facing a defamation lawsuit of his own after publicly accusing a left-wing organization of serving a radical left-wing and anti-Israel agenda on social media.

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