Israeli Mayor Charged With Bribery, Another Arrested Over Corruption Allegations

Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni allegedly solicited funds to pay off two women who claimed he sexually assaulted them; Safed Mayor Ilan Shohat is suspected of theft, taking bribes, fraud and obstruction of justice.

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Safed Mayor Ilan Shohat and city officials were arrested on Tuesday and questioned by police in connection with a number of corruption allegations, including theft by an elected official, taking bribes,...