Bennett Fined NIS 65,000 for Using Campaign Funds to Pay Private Investigator

Head of Habayit Hayehudi attempted to bill party for investigator’s services but had no authority to do so, state comptroller determines.

The state comptroller has fined Economy Minister Naftali Bennett NIS 65,000 for failing to report he had hired a private investigator to dig up dirt on his opponents in the National Religious Party primary and for doing so on the party’s dime.