Former Rome mayor ousted over expenses scandal is acquitted



Former Rome mayor Ignazio Marino, who was forced out of office last year due to a scandal over his dining expenses, was cleared of all wrongdoing by a Rome court on Friday.
Marino, a member of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD), lost Renzi's backing and was forced to quit by his own party in October 2015 over allegations he had used city hall money to pay for personal restaurant bills.
"I am happy but I expected this because knew I was innocent," Marino told reporters. "The truth has finally been established after such defamatory accusations by political... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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