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Former Finmeccanica officials arrested

Allegations of wrongdoing at State-controlled defence giant

24 March, 10:56
Former Finmeccanica officials arrested (ANSA) - Rome, March 24 - Finance police said Monday two former officials with State-controlled Finmeccanica and two businessmen were arrested as part of a probe into allegations of bribery. Searches were also being conducted following the house arrest of Lorenzo Borgogni, former director of external relations for Finmeccanica, and Stefano Carlini, former chief operating officer of subsidiary Selex.

Two Rome entrepreneurs, Vincenzo Angeloni and Luigi Malavisi, were also arrested as part of the probe into thedefence giant.

Police said they seized 28 bank accounts and two safe boxes and said that former chairman of Finmeccanica, Pier Francesco Guarguaglini, was also under investigation.