The European Parliament corruption scandal is becoming more complicated as new details emerge. For the time being, the ‘Brangelina of Brussels’ is in the spotlight.
Because the worst corruption scandal in the history of the European Parliament centers on a group of socialist MEPs and their officials. As the details get gorier, the list of arrests gets longer.
Eva Kaili, 44, and Francesco Georgi, an Italian MEP’s parliamentary assistant who was also detained, are both currently confined to a cell in Brussels. Describe this: On Eva Kaili’s father, a suitcase containing £600,000 was discovered in Brussels.”
“The couple, who have a daughter together, have been dubbed the “Brangelina of Brussels” by some European media (although, given the competition, that is not saying much). Kaili’s attorneys maintain that she is completely innocent, despite reports that Georgi is humming to his interrogators like Pavarotti.”
“This summer, when La Sûreté de l’Etat agents broke into the Brussels home of a former Italian MEP, they were shocked to discover €700,000 (£610,00) in cash, the majority of it in brand-new €50 notes..
Hardman, Robert. “ROBERT HARDMAN:the Brangelina of Brussels and Cases of Qatari Cash.” Mail Online, 16 Dec. 2022, www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-11547895/ROBERT-HARDMAN-Brangelina-Brussels-cases-Qatari-cash-EU-bribery-scandal.html.
Europe Editor, Peter Conradi. “A Stash of Cash, the ‘Brangelina of Brussels’ and Claims of Corruption Tied to Qatar at EU’s Heart.” A Stash of Cash, the ‘Brangelina of Brussels’ and Claims of Corruption Tied to Qatar at EU’s Heart | News | the Sunday Times, 27 Dec. 2022, www.thetimes.co.uk/article/a-stash-of-cash-the-brangelina-of-brussels-and-claims-of-corruption-tied-to-qatar-at-eus-heart-h952g2nmj.
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