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Swiss police arrest Finmeccanica man for 'money-laundering'

Haschke probed in Italy for role in 12 chopper sales to India

19 October, 19:06
Swiss police arrest Finmeccanica man for 'money-laundering' (ANSA) - Rome, October 19 OTT - Guido Ralph Haschke, the Swiss-American Finmeccanica intermediary under investigation in Italy for his role in facilitating the sale of 12 Augsta Westland helicopters to India, was arrested by Swiss law enforcement officers on Friday.

He is accused of money laundering, according to judicial sources.

Finmeccanica is an Italian defence and engineering group that is 30%-owned by the government.

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