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May 11, 2014 AT 10:28 AM
Italian politicians warned on Sunday that a corruption scandal surrounding next year's Expo 2015 in Milan, and separate criminal cases involving allies of former premier Silvio Berlusconi, look set to fuel voter anger at this month's European elections. Even for a country long inured to scandal, the arrest last week of seven officials connected with Expo 2015 Milan--including the event's procurement head--on charges of bribery and manipulating public tenders, has caused anger. The case has already reawakened memories of the "Bribesville" scandals of the 1990s, which began with an investigation into political bribes in Milan, and exposed an entrenched system of corruption. It ended up toppling the entire party structure that had governed Italy since World War Two.