Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert (L) reacts inside the court room before hearing his complementary verdict in a corruption case at the Jerusalem's District Court in Jerusalem, on March 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ABIR SULTAN
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A Jerusalem court found former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert guilty of corruption Monday over allegations that he received envelopes of cash from a U.S. businessman, Israeli media reported.The former premier, who already faces a six-year prison sentence in a separate bribery case that he has appealed to the supreme court, will be sentenced on May 5, the reports said. The six-year prison sentence handed down against Olmert in May last year was the first ever against a former Israeli premier for corruption.
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