Israeli cops nab US rep

JERUSALEM - Israeli police have arrested the US representative of the Israel Tax Authority as part of a bribery and influence-peddling probe that has so far questioned the authority's top officials and an aide to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, police said yesterday.

JERUSALEM - Israeli police have arrested the US representative of the Israel Tax Authority as part of a bribery and influence-peddling probe that has so far questioned the authority's top officials and an aide to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, police said yesterday.

The representative, Yigal Saar, was arrested on Monday evening when he flew into Israel from the US. - Sapa-AP

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