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President of tire manufacturer Pirelli charged in data theft

Tronchetti Provera charged for activities while at Telecomitalia

12 November, 17:15
President of tire manufacturer Pirelli charged in data theft (ANSA) - Milan, November 12 - The president of global tire manufacturer Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, was indicted Monday on charges of receiving stolen property.

The former Telecom Italia chairman is accused of receiving illegally obtained telephone wiretaps amid a market battle between the Italian telecommunications company and Brazilian competitor Brasil Telecom almost a decade ago.

A hearing has been set for February 18 in Milan.

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