Argentina’s vice president charged with bribery


BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office in the acquisition of the company that prints the country’s currency and of later benefiting from government contracts. Boudou is accused of using shell companies and secret middlemen to gain control of the company that was given contracts to print the Argentine peso and campaign material for the ticket he shared with President…

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