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Former centre-left treasurer ordered to repay embezzled cash

Lusi on trial in Rome

31 December, 10:33
Former centre-left treasurer ordered to repay embezzled cash (ANSA)- Rome, December 30 - The former treasurer of the now-defunct centre-left Daisy Party, Luigi Lusi, has been ordered to reimburse 22.8 million euros of allegedly embezzled party funds.

Lusi, on trial in Rome for allegedly siphoning off electoral funding, was released from house arrest in May.

Most Italian parties have been hit by funding scandals in recent years, increasing public disaffection with politics.

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