Archive for June 28th, 2013

Cleric and Two Others Arrested in Vatican Bank Inquiry / The New York Times

A Vatican official. A private plane. And 20 million euros in cash. Claiming to have foiled a caper worthy of Hollywood, or at least Cinecittà, the Italian police on Friday arrested a prelate and two others on corruption charges as part of a complex plot last summer in which they say the priest — already suspected of money laundering — plotted to help wealthy friends sneak the money, the equivalent of about $26 million, into Italy while evading financial controls.”

Read The New York Times article by Rachel Donadio and Elisabetta Provoledo article, “Cleric and Two Others Arrested in Vatican Bank Inquiry,” by clicking here.

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