Article: Vatican financial crime charges are due to lack of experience

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Vatican financial crime charges are due to lack of experience

daviddalpe, 09 June 2021

Rome – European evaluators said Wednesday the false belief that Vatican financial crime investigation and prosecution efforts not only suffer from understaffed and inexperienced, but also that their cardinals and bishops are unaffected by criminal activity. Warned that he was suffering from.

The Council of Europe’s Monetary Commission has issued a long report on the adherence to the Holy See to international norms for fighting money laundering and terrorist financing. Overall, the evaluator is good for the Holy See, recognizing that it complies with most standards, has taken steps to improve the law, and has achieved an effective level of international cooperation. Gave a rating. Continue reading “Article: Vatican financial crime charges are due to lack of experience”

Article: Italian broker for Vatican’s London property arrested in UK

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Italian broker for Vatican’s London property arrested in UK

Hannah Brockhaus, 12 May 2021

Gianluigi Torzi, the Italian businessman who brokered the final part of the Secretariat of State’s purchase of a London investment property, has been arrested in the United Kingdom.

The arrest, which took place May 11 in London, was requested by an Italian judge in Rome in April. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police Service said: “Officers from the National Extradition Unit attended an address on Campden Hill Road, W8, on Tuesday, May 11.”

“Gianluigi Torzi, 42 (16.01.79), was identified and arrested on a Trade and Cooperation Act (TACA) warrant issued in Italy on Wednesday, May 5 and certified by the National Crime Agency on Thursday, May 6.” Continue reading “Article: Italian broker for Vatican’s London property arrested in UK”