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Netanyahu at risk of witness tampering charges

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Published: 18 February 2021

Last updated: 4 March 2024

TV report claims PM made ‘highly irregular’ calls to key witness Arnon Milchan; prosecutors remain noncommittal about opening a new probe

Netanyahu made ‘highly irregular’ phone calls to key witness in graft case — TV (Times of Israel)
Report says PM phoned Arnon Milchan at least twice last year to thank him for letting his lawyer switch to his own defence team, expressed affection for movie mogul’s family

Will new charges come against Netanyahu for witness tampering? (Jerusalem Post)
Prosecution noncommittal on opening a new probe

Netanyahu admits to speaking with prosecution witness Milchan after indictment filed (Haaretz)
In an interview with Channel 12 news, Netanyahu says he spoke with Milchin, who is at the heart of one of the three corruption cases against the prime minister, 'Once or twice' since the charges were filed

Photo: Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan accepts an award at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, New York, 2016 (Evan Agostini/AP)

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