Judge refuses to release Vatican cleric, citing 'marked criminal behavior'
Catholic World News - August 01, 2013
An Italian judge has rejected an appeal for the release of Msgr. Nunzio Scarano, who was arrested in June on charges of planning to bring €20 million in cash into Italy illegally.
The judge said that Msgr. Scarano and two others arrested in the case had shown “marked criminal behavior.” Prosecutors have charged that the cleric engaged in “totally private, illegal activity” for the benefits of friends. Msgr. Scarano has claimed that he is innocent, and that all of his financial transfers were approved by his Vatican superiors.
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