Italian police arrest ex-Finmeccanica executive

Associated Press
Italian police arrest ex-Finmeccanica executive

FILE - In this May 25, 2009 file photo, Italian Industry Minister Claudio Scajola attends the closing press conference of the energy meeting of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized countries in Rome. Claudio Scajola is under investigation for alleged corruption in connection with Finmeccanica contracts in Brazil for the supply of Naval frigates, Italian media reported Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Police earlier in the day arrested the former sales manager for Finmeccancia, Paolo Pozzessere, on suspicion of international corruption related to the supply of helicopters and other technology to Panama. Scajola, who resigned former premier Silvio Berlusconi's last government in a private housing scandal, denied any wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Sandro Pace)

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