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(Mar 12, 2013)
Silvio Berlusconi will not have to actually serve time in prison while he pursues appeals; furthermore the statue of limitations will come into play by September 15, likely well before the appeals process would be exhausted. Both Belusconis deny having done anything improper and attribute the prosecution to political motives. Fassino was awarded damages in the amount of €80,000 (about US$104,000). (
Coincidently on March 6,
The former Prime Minister is appealing another tax fraud judgment, which was related to acquisition of the right to broadcast a program in
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- Topic: Criminal law and procedure More on this topic
- Jurisdiction: Italy More about this jurisdiction
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Last updated: 03/12/2013