Vatican Bank clean-up identifies 5,000 suspect accounts

VATA lot of these secret accounts are used to support revolutions around the world.

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – A clean-up of the Vatican bank has been completed, with the final tally of suspect accounts that had to be closed nearing 5,000, the Holy See’s financial watchdog said Thursday.

Unveiling the 2015 annual report of the Financial Information Authority (FIA), its director Tommaso Di Ruzza said a three-year examination of the scandal-hit Institute of Religious Works (IOR), as the bank is officially known, was now finished. MORE