Attorney General Reopens Probe of Gantz Former Company

YERUSHALAYIM -

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has renewed a probe into potential criminality in ties between police officials and the hi-tech firm Fifth Dimension, which was owned by Blue and White party chief Benny Gantz, Channel 13 reported on Monday.

The company has since closed down, and the state comptroller concluded an inquiry six months ago without finding evidence of criminal offenses. However, the comptroller’s office did rebuke the Israel Police for negotiating a 50 million ($14 million) contract with the cybersecurity company, rather than issuing a tender, a violation of acquisition procedures.

In recent weeks, the State Prosecutor’s Office has requested materials and documents relevant to the case, according to Channel 13 News.