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17 August 2017 17:26 (South Africa)

Vatican raided in money-laundering investigation

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

As if the Vatican didn't have enough dirty laundry already, its bank is now being investigated for money-laundering. Italian police confiscated $30 million from a Vatican Bank account, and two officials are being investigated. The mandate of the bank is to manage accounts for the Church's religious orders.  Read more: Sapa, via TimesLive, BBC News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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