JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's police said Wednesday they are investigating dozens of public figures and politicians in a major corruption case that could impact upcoming elections.
Police didn't name the politicians involved when making the announcement on Wednesday. After a yearlong covert operation, police said they are investigating 30 suspects including a deputy minister, a former minister, mayors and others.
In a statement, police said officials are suspected of nepotism, and illegally transferring funds to various bodies.
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