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Likud MK Haim Katz set to be charged with tax dodging

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Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit informed Likud MK Haim Katz Tuesday that he intends to indict him for alleged tax offenses, pending a hearing.

Mandelblit’s intention to do so was first reported Monday night by Channel 12.

Katz, who already faces another indictment on fraud and breach of trust charges, is alleged to have hidden income totaling NIS 2.2 million (around $650,000) over the course of 12 years.

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The income came from seven properties Katz owns, some of which are registered in his name and the others under the names of family members.

In February, Katz received parliamentary immunity to shield himself from charges of fraud and breach of trust, for allegedly advancing a bill on corporate bond repayment pushed by a financial consultant who was a close........

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