Vatican accountant arrested over £17m fraud

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Chief accountant of the Vatican Monsignor Nunzio Scarano has been arrested for attempting to bring £17m into Italy illegally from Switzerland.

The bishop was arrested alongside a member of the Italian secret service and a financial broker for...

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Jesus saves.....

The Pope invests

The Vatican money launders

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oh come on

that's no more than 3 hail Mary's and two our fathers.

at least there's no one hanging upside down under London bridges this time.

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Bunga Bunga

I don't know, it could be two full rosaries worth.

It might get interesting when we find out Burlesconi was involved.  I love the way it involves the Italian Government secret service and a government plane.  I note there is no hanging yet, as Black Knight points out, but he is suspended; it's not too far off from dangling off Blackfriars Bridge.

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I wonder

how did he get £17m into switzerland in the first place

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he saved

Tom 7000 wrote:

how did he get £17m into switzerland in the first place

He saved up his pocket money

and a rich uncle left him some money, the rest he won on the horses.

I wonder how much more money is coming out of switzerland before they tax them.

did he take vow of poverty?

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pocket money

crumbs is pocket money taxable if you take it to Italy...I am not going there

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Did anyone else notice this ?

“The Holy See has not yet received any request from the competent Italian authorities on the matter, but has confirmed its willingness to cooperate fully,”

Makes you wonder if they received something from the 'incompetent Italian authorities' that they aren't disclosing ? ? ?

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