Chilean judge closes Pinochet embezzlement case, family not charged




 
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Chilean judge closes Pinochet embezzlement case, family not charged
 
August 6th, 2013  
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Chilean judge closes Pinochet embezzlement case, family not charged
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Chilean court decided on Monday not to charge any of late dictator Augusto Pinochet's family members in a long-running investigation into the origin of the general's fortune and his suspected embezzlement of public funds. The judge did charge six former members of the military who had collaborated with Pinochet in the so-called Riggs case. Pinochet was charged in 2005 with tax evasion in connection with millions of dollars he held in foreign bank accounts, which came to light after a U.S. ...




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