Girl near Vatican cardinal arrested in corruption probe

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican’s swirling corruption investigation has taken a mysterious new twist with the arrest on a world warrant of a Sardinian lady mentioned to be near one of many Holy See’s strongest cardinals earlier than his downfall.
Italy’s monetary police mentioned Wednesday that Cecilia Marogna had been arrested in Milan late Tuesday on a warrant issued by the Vatican Metropolis State. An official of the Guardia di Finanza, talking on situation of anonymity, mentioned the company had no additional info since officers merely executed the warrant on behalf of a international nation, the Vatican.
Italian newspapers in current weeks have reported that Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the onetime No. 2 within the Vatican secretariat of state, had wired a whole lot of 1000’s of euros in Holy See funds to Marogna’s Slovenian-based consulting agency, purportedly for humanitarian operations in Africa and Asia.

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