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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud

"The Jerusalem district prosecutor a short time ago filed charges against the prime minister's wife," the statement said.  

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Jerusalem [ Published on: June 21, 2018 16:58 IST ]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara was charged with fraud and breach of trust after a long police probe into allegations she falsified household expenses, the justice ministry said. 

"The Jerusalem district prosecutor a short time ago filed charges against the prime minister's wife," it said.

"Suspicions included the misuse of around $100,000 in official funds for catering services at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, it added. 

More details are awaited.

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