- Redazione ANSA
More Assets Seized in Qatar Bribing Scandal
"A preliminary investigation judge (GIP) in Bergamo on Friday seized some 240,000 euros from the bank accounts of one of the Italian protagonists of the European Parliament alleged Qatar bribery case dubbed 'Qatargate', and of his daughter. Some 40,000 euros was taken on a Belgian warrant from the account of former leftwing MEP Antonio Panzeri and a further 200,000 from that of his daughter Silvia. The GIP froze six bank accounts in all, belonging to the Panzeris, to the former general secretary of the international trade union federation , Luca Visentini, and from a former aide to Panzeri, Francesco Giorgi."