Transcript for Vatican Official Arrested in Alleged Corruption Plot
A floor -- at the Vatican a story straight out of the godfather. Police arrested a senior Italian bishop for allegedly trying to smuggle 26 million dollars in cash. Into Italy from Switzerland. Aboard an Italian government plane this bishop Nuncio Serrano is a high ranking official with the secret of Vatican bank which. Has been involved in a series of scandals. The arrest comes only two dates after Pope Francis ordered an unprecedented investigation. Into the bank. There I've been to many. Priests -- Mon senior us who have too much money and nobody knows why. And -- is that day as priests have the right to have an account. In the Vatican bank. The I think that in future these. Right we believe me -- because -- -- not -- -- That every priest open an account and about to come back and then you don't know whether -- comes from.
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