Several chairmen and CEOs investigated for bribery
After Netanya Mayor Miriam Feirberg-Ikar is arrested for corruption and bribery, police questioned for several high-profile figures for their alleged involvement in the mayor's case; Ahtrom chairman is suspected of having improper business relations with a senior city council member
The chairman of the Israeli construction and development company Ahtrom, Avraham Nussbaum, was questioned by the police for alleged bribery as part of an investigation into his involvement in the corruption case of Netanya Mayor Miriam Feirberg-Ikar.
Suspicions arose from his investigation that Nussbaum had improper business relations with the Chairman of the Planning and Building Committee Shimon Sar.
This is the fourth high-profile figure investigated by the police for alleged involvement in the Netanya corruption case, the others being: Paz Oil Company CEO Yona Fogel, former Delek conglomerate CEO Shmulik Anchel and Bonei Hatihon Construction Company Chairman Amram Peretz.
The Netanya corruption case involves suspicions surrounding that its mayor, Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, received bribes from contractors to show them leniency. In addition to this, Feirberg-Ikar's son Tsafrir was also detained for receiving hundreds of thousands of shekels in bribes.
All people investigated were revealed in bail under the following conditions: %hey are not to leave the country for the next 3 months, they are prohibited from entering City Hall for the next 15 days and they cannot contact any other person involved in the investigation.