- Jul 31, 2021
The stage could be set to have the same set of facts related to a now-infamous London land deal adjudicated by two different courts, one in the Vatican and one in the UK. Such a scenario would invite an interesting compare-and-contrast dynamic at the end.
An Italian broker who was arrested for his involvement in the questionable majority stake purchase of a property in London by the Vatican’s Secretariat of State was granted a conditional release after 10 days in a Vatican jail cell.
A shadowy lay Italian financier named Gianluigi Torzi was called in to rescue the Vatican on a London deal gone bad, but now is charged with extortion.