Italy : Bossi resigned due to corruption - "huge blow for Lega Nord '
Linkedin

Italy : Bossi resigned due to corruption - "huge blow for Lega Nord '

Milan : Italy | Apr 05, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 



Umberto Bossi has stepped down as political leader of the former ruling party Lega Nord. The former coalition partner of Silvio Berlusconi is embroiled in a major corruption scandal. That Associated Press reports.



The Italian police earlier this week attacked the headquarters of the Lega in Milan. The prosecution suspects that the treasurer Francesco Belsito has taken money from the election fund for the family of party leader Bossi. The car of Bossi's son and the renovation of Bossi's house would include so paid. The party would have been a very shady accounting and entertained the public prosecutor suspects include forgery and money laundering.



'Huge blow for the Lega Nord'

The scandal is embarrassing for the Lega Nord, as the party in the nineties has grown with the fight against corruption in Italian politics.

1 of 1
Lega=Fascismo (Lega Nord, Berlusconi's party).
Lega=Fascismo (Lega Nord, Berlusconi's party).
From: jcrakow
egyjan25 is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Most Commented Reports



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.