Vatican Bank in corruption probe

Italy freezes $30m in assets while police investigate allegations of money laundering involving top officials.



    Italian authorities have seized $30m from a Vatican bank account, as part of a probe into alleged money laundering.

    The Vatican has expressed shock at the allegations, saying it is "perplexed and surprised" by the investigation into the bank's chairman and director-general.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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