53 Convicted In Spain's Largest Corruption Scandal

Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- In Spain’s largest-ever corruption trial, 53 people were convicted and 40 were acquitted Friday of allegations of bribery and widespread real estate fraud in Marbella, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, according to a news report.

The people convicted in Spanish court included former town hall officials, lawyers and businessmen, according to a report by the Associated Press. Juan Antonio Roca, accused of running the fraud, was given 11 years in prison, the longest sentence, according to the report.

Roca was convicted of money laundering,...
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