Supreme Court focuses on cash-filled envelopes in appeal against Olmert's acquittal
'Doesn’t receiving large sums of money in cash and not reporting them,' asks judge, 'attest to breach of trust regardless of how the money was used?'
The Supreme Court fired pointed questions to both sides on Thursday on the second and final day of the state’s appeal against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s acquittal in two corruption cases. Just as on Wednesday, the five-justice bench focused mainly on Olmert’s receipt of cash-filled envelopes from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky.
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