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TODAY   |  June 28, 2013

$26 million corruption plot leads to Vatican arrest

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano allegedly plotted to smuggle cash into Italy from Switzerland and was already under investigation in an alleged money-laundering scheme that purportedly involved the Vatican bank.

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>>> breaking news from the vatican this morning where a catholic church official has been arrested. he allegedly plotted to smuggle the equivalent of $26 million in cash into the country from switzerland aboard an italian government plane. he was already under investigation in an alleged money laundering scheme that reportedly involved the vatican bank . his arrest comes two days after pope francis created a commission to investigate the vatican bank .