State Prosecutor predicts that prime suspects in graft case, including former PM Olmert and former Jerusalem mayor Lupolianski, will know their fates by Passover.
Haaretz last year revealed that Yehuda Weinstein, who decided to prosecute Barak's wife for her illegal employment, had hired an Indian worker without permit.
Gilad and Omri Sharon allegedly received the bribe from Austrian entrepreneur Martin Schlaff in exchange for aiding him to set up a floating casino off the shore of Eilat.
A recent Haaretz article reported that shortly before Weinstein was instated as attorney general an Indian national was employed as a weekly cleaner in his home.
Arabs are angry because he didn't put cops on trial after the October 2000 riots; right-wingers claim he doesn't deal with their complaints; and now he's been given a real hot potato: the sexual harrassment case allegedly involving Uri Bar-Lev. Meet Haim Sbiro, outgoing head of the Police Investigations Department.
Yehuda Weinstein appears to have employed a foreign worker in his house to do housework, even though his permit was limited to nursing care.
While many witnesses said Harpaz was devoted to his job and made a great contribution to the unit, Barzani noted, he also antagonized many senior officers by what they deemed "aggressive and manipulative" conduct.
Austrian billionaire Martin Schlaff helped his confidant Avigdor Lieberman finance his party, Yisrael Beiteinu, by gaining a $1 million guarantee from Vienna-based Erste Bank to set up the party in 1999.
Austrian billionaire Martin Schlaff has long-time connections to Israeli leaders, as well as European and Arab heads of state. Israel Police now suspect him of taking part in illicit activities involving Avigdor Lieberman and the Sharon family. A series of investigative articles on big money, politics, gambling and ties to Stasi spies.
'I am prepared to cut off both my hands if Martin gave Sharon a bribe. The State of Israel has lost him, and in a huge way,' says good friend Moti Finkelstein.