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Berlusconi gets jail sentence
in wiretap trial

Reuters, by Manuela D´Alessandro

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Posted By:Drive, 3/7/2013 3:23:15 PM

MILAN - An Italian court sentenced ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday to one year in jail over the publication by his family´s newspaper of a transcript of a leaked wiretap connected to a banking scandal in 2006. Under Italian law, the 76-year-old media billionaire would not have to serve any jail time until the appeals process has been exhausted, and a higher court could overturn the ruling.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: woodsman, 3/7/2013 4:14:08 PM     (No. 9213615)

To paraphrase another criminal - Robert Blake (aka Berreta)

Don´t do the tap if you can´t do the rap

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