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Israeli Police Find Evidence To Indict Netanyahu In Third Case

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Israeli Police Find Evidence To Indict Netanyahu In Third Case
The prime minister's wife was charged with fraud and breach of trust in a separate case earlier this year.
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Israeli police say they've found enough evidence to indict the country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Investigators say Netanyahu gave millions of dollars in regulatory benefits to an Israeli telecommunications firm. In exchange, a controlling shareholder gave Netanyahu favorable news coverage on an online news site. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing. 

This is the third indictment recommendation leveled against the prime minister. The country's attorney general is in the process of deciding whether or not to indict Netanyahu on corruption and bribery.

The prime minister's wife, Sara Netanyahu, is facing her own legal issues. In June, she was charged with fraud and breach of trust in a separate investigation.

CNN reports that opposition politicians have called for Netanyahu to resign, but that the prime minister still has the support of his party and the political coalition he has built.

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN.