Argentine ex-finance minister Miceli jailed for corruptionDecember 27, 2012
"It was clear throughout the trial that there's no convincing evidence," she said after the court ruling. "I made a mistake but now it seems like it's a crime."
The judges said the money came from a "spurious source" and that the case was aggravated by the fact that she was a minister at the time.
Mrs Miceli, who was the first woman to become finance minister in Argentina, was also found guilty over the disappearance of the police file covering the discovery of the money bag.
The packet was found in a cupboard in the minister's bathroom office during a routine check by bomb squad officials, who considered it suspicious.Read More...