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Finmeccanica chief Orsi arrested in Italy

Head of defence giant suspected of corruption

12 February, 10:17
Finmeccanica chief Orsi arrested in Italy (ANSA) - Rome, February 12 - Giuseppe Orsi, the head of Italian defence and aerospace giant Finmeccanica, was arrested on Monday in relation to a probe into international corruption.

Orsi is suspected of involvement in the payment of bribes regarding the sale to the Indian government of 12 helicopters produced by Finmeccanica's subsidiary AgustaWestland.

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