Four arrested for 'bribes' in post-quake L'Aquila contracts
Deputy mayor among eight under investigation08 January, 10:38
Deputy Mayor Roberto Riga and seven others allegedly took part in falsifying contracts of over one million euros and received bribes totalling 500,000 euros. Four of the eight investigated were put under house arrest.
"I feel awful. I feel betrayed," said Mayor Massimo Cialente, who has not been implicated. "I've always urged the utmost transparency and respect for the law".