Statute of limitations for corruption to be extended

(AGI) Rome, Dec 9 - The Italian cabinet will vote to extend thestatute of limitations for the crime of corruption on Thursday,Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Twitter. "They'relittle changes, but quite significant and serious. They conveythat there's a new wind blowing in Italy, and that those whosteal and corrupt will be prosecuted to the last day and cent",Renzi added. "At eight-o'clock on Thursday morning, we willbring four small, but weighty changes to the penal code. Theminimum penalty for corruption will be raised from four to sixyears. Therefore, even if you

(AGI) Rome, Dec 9 - The Italian cabinet will vote to extend thestatute of limitations for the crime of corruption on Thursday,Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Twitter. "They'relittle changes, but quite significant and serious. They conveythat there's a new wind blowing in Italy, and that those whosteal and corrupt will be prosecuted to the last day and cent",Renzi added. "At eight-o'clock on Thursday morning, we willbring four small, but weighty changes to the penal code. Theminimum penalty for corruption will be raised from four to sixyears. Therefore, even if you reach a plea bargain, you'll haveto do a little time", Renzi warned. "We're doing things webelieve in, because it is unacceptable that someone whoappropriates money illegaly can reach a plea deal that grants a'get out of jail free card', like in Monopoly". (AGI) . .