TV News LIES

Wednesday, Nov 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Hidden in Olmert Indictment Are Charges That He Swindled U.S. Jews

Hidden in Olmert Indictment Are Charges That He Swindled U.S. Jews

E-mail Print PDF

The indictment against former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has riveted Israelis with its allegations that the ex-prime minister took envelopes of cash from supporters for his personal use. But another aspect of the August 30 indictment, one directly relevant to American Jews, has been all but lost amid the fallout:

The Israeli leader, prosecutors charge, bilked 17 prominent North American Jewish charities and pro-Israel advocacy groups for his own benefit.


American Jewish and pro-Israel organizations unwittingly ponied up tens of thousands of dollars in false travel expenses for Olmert that he then used as a personal travel fund for himself and for his friends and family, according to the indictment handed up in Israel.

In a three-year period, Olmert allegedly swindled American Jewish groups out of some $50,000 that they paid, at the request of his travel coordinator, in double and sometimes triple travel expenses. Olmert and his family allegedly used the extra funds for private travel and vacations.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Suicide bomber kills more than 50 worshippers at mosque in Nigeria

Nigerian mosque blastsA suicide bomb blast at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria has killed at least 50 people...

Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champ dead at 49

Former Wimbledon champ dies at 49The Women's Tennis Association announced the passing of 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna. She was 49-years-old. "It...

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe 'resigns'

Mugabe resignsZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe...

Argentina navy: Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'

Missing Argentinian sub reported mechanical problems Argentina's navy says its ARA San Juan submarine, which has been missing since Wednesday, reported a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!