One of the lawyers representing former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was caught with classified documents in his possession as he left the prison in which Olmert is serving time, Channel 2 News reported Friday.
President Reuven Rivlin has denied former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s request for a presidential pardon, obliging Olmert to fulfill the remainder of his jail sentence.
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert has been denied any prison furloughs for six weeks as a punishment for being insolent to a guard.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s appeal against his conviction in the “cash envelopes” affair, in which he accepted cash-filled envelopes from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky.
Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday submitted a request for an early release from Ma’asiyahu Prison, where he has been serving an 18-month prison term since February.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released Monday morning, beginning a 48-hour furlough. The two-day outing marks the first time the former Prime Minister has been seen in public since he began serving his 19-month prison term in February.
Former president Moshe Katsav told confidants he spoke with on Monday that he wants to mentor former prime minister Ehud Olmert while they are both at Ma’asiyahu Prison in Ramle, Channel 2 reported.
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert entered Wing 10 of Ma’asiyahu Prison on Monday to begin serving a 19-month sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice in the Holyland corruption case, which grew out of the years he was mayor of Jerusalem (1992-2003).
Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday morning was handed an additional month of active jail time for disrupting legal proceedings, in a sentencing handed down by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court.
Marking a continuing heavy fall, former prime minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday was convicted by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court of obstruction of justice in coordination with his former top aide as part of a plea bargain deal ending the Shula Zaken tapes saga.