JERUSALEM, Aug 12 – Billionaire Shari Arison was questioned by Israeli police on Sunday in connection with a bribery investigation into construction firm Shikun & Binui , the Arison Group said in a statement.
Arison and a second executive fully cooperated with investigators, according to the statement that was put out by Arison Group, her investment arm,
Israeli officials have been investigating suspicions that Shikun & Binui bribed foreign government officials to advance projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars in Kenya and other countries.
Arison Group, which last week completed selling control of Shikun & Binui, said it has “zero tolerance for any inappropriate behavior”. (Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch; editing by David Stamp)