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Berlusconi Ordered To Do Community Service for Tax Conviction

A court on Tuesday ordered former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to serve a tax fraud sentence by doing community service with the elderly, in a ruling that restricts his movements but not his political activity. The court ruled that Berlusconi, one of Italy’s richest men, must spend four hours a week in a Catholic old […]

An appeals court upheld the tax fraud conviction and four-year prison sentence against former Premier Silvio Berlusconi yesterday in a case that could see him barred from public office for five years. In Italy, convictions are not considered definitive until all appeals are exhausted, and Berlusconi’s lawyers are expected to appeal the case to the […]

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