The Malta Independent 23 July 2019, Tuesday

Priest with gambling issues spends €900,000 on slot machines

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:42 Last update: about 9 months ago

A priest with a gambling problem spent €900,000 he collected by parishioners on slot machines, Italian media report.

The priest led a parish in the north part of Italy between 2007 and 2017 before being transferred.

Requesting financial help for the poor, the priest collected €900,000 which were however used to gamble.

Italian media report that the parishioners are demanding their money back.

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