Whitewashing Criminal Fraud
Israel is as corrupt as America.
by Stephen Lendman
Wall Street crooks walk away free every time. So do their London counterparts and other corporate bosses.
Crime pays so why not commit it. The only penalty is nasty headlines for a few days and minor slap on the wrist fines or admonishments about promising no repeats. At least not until next week.
Most politicians also get off easy, and not just in America.
In August 2009, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted in three corruption cases. They related to Rishon Tours as well as the Talansky and Investment Center affairs. More on them below.
On January 5, 2012, he and 17 others were indicted for allegedly giving or receiving bribes related to various real estate deals.