Argentina ex-minister caught hiding cash in monastery

Argentinian ex-minister Jose Lopez (centre) is arrested in Buenos Aires, on June 14, 2016Argentine police arrested a former government minister when they caught him trying to hide millions of dollars in cash and jewels at a monastery, officials said. Ritondo said a 94-year-old nun at the monastery told officers that Lopez wanted to hide the money there so the police would not take it. Lopez served as minister under leftist former president Cristina Kirchner and her predecessor and late husband Nestor.

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