Ex-Israeli PM Olmert convicted in another corruption case

March 30, 2015 6:36 AM

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Ex-Israeli PM Olmert convicted in another corruption case

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty on Monday in a separate case of accepting illegal payments from a U.S. businessman.

The ruling in Jerusalem District Court reversed a 2012 acquittal of the veteran politician, who led Israel from 2006 to 2009.

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