Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and his wife Yaffa Deri received a call on interrogation in the police Department of the «Lahav 433», dedicated to the fight against corruption and fraud.
According to «Israel a-Yom», the wife of Deri are suspected of involvement in illegal transactions in real estate, as well as crimes related to corruption and violation of tax laws.
According to the newspaper, the suspicions relate to the period when Deri returned to public operation after serving his prison term, and the expiration of the 7-year ban on holding public posts.
As part of the investigation has been questioned as suspects the brother of the Minister Shlomo Deri and his daughter, and several well-known in the ultra-Orthodox environment for construction contractors.
Recall that in 1999, Aryeh Deri was found guilty of bribery, fraudulently obtaining benefits and fraud of the public trust, and sentenced to four years in prison. Later the Supreme court reduced the life sentence to three years.
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