Brand New Details Emerge In Berlusconi Hearings

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Today, new details emerged in a courtroom in Milan over the prostitution charges involving the Italian Prime Minister, The Telegraph reports.Nicole Minetti, a former showgirl, is accused of recruiting 32 women to come to “bunga-bunga” parties as prostitutes for Silvio Berlusconi.

Minetti’s lawyer, Pier Maria Corso, told the court that Minetti absolutely was not a “brothel-keeper” although he admitted that Minetti and other girls received expensive favours from the Prime Minister.

“There are those who were given a Land Rover, those who got a Smart car, those who received an apartment in the city centre and those who were elected to a regional assembly…to be elected in this way is not a crime,” Corso told the court for the first time.

Berlusconi denied all accusations that he paid the girls as prostitutes.

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