Former Socialist minister António Vitorino – once tipped as a contender for party leader – is being cited by Spanish prosecutors over a “scheme of corruption and money laundering” involving more than €35 million in Venezuelan funds.
Vitorino has denied the allegations, saying they are “absolutely false”.
The story is being endlessly repeated nonetheless, with all the ‘alleged connections’ with Portugal being brought to the fore.
Say reports here, the scheme was headed by former Spanish ambassador to Venezuela Raúl Morodo whose son Alejo is married to the daughter of Portuguese politician Dias Loureiro.
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