Pirelli chairman sentenced to jail for industrial espionage 18 July, 2013 Marco Tronchetti Provera with Paul Hembery Pirelli chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera has been sentenced to jail for twenty months. The Financial Times reports that a Milan court found him guilty, but suspended his jail sentence, in an industrial espionage case involving Telecom Italia. Provera, who denies the charges, was also ordered to pay € 900 000, “I will appeal, [I am] convinced that the truth will emerge,” he said in a statement. According to FT the trial was linked to a broader case of suspected industrial espionage and phone-tapping that led to the arrests in 2006 of 20 people, including Giuliano Tavaroli, a former head of security at Telecom Italia and Pirelli. They were accused of operating a spy network that collected private information about many prominent Italians, including two prime ministers, Silvio Berlusconi and Romano Prodi. (GMM-Apex) Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsPirelli: When teams are not going well they blame tyres firstPirelli could ease up on conservative approachSalo defends Pirelli in aftermath of Rosberg blowoutPirelli: Alonso wasn’t able to win for a number of reasons and not because of tyresPirelli: New specification tyre not considerably differentPirelli ditches conservative tyre choice for Hungary2014 showed the good, the bad and the ugly of Formula 1German bank sues Ecclestone for €345 millionFormula 1 set for another engine revolution in 2016Jock Clear leaves Mercedes for Ferrari =El Presidente= It is Italy.. so this is probably true, i live next door of Italy.. corrupt mess Max Hi there. Just needed to ask an instant problem. Now i’m assembling my own, personal blog site and also would choose to realize where by you still have the topic? Had been the item no cost? Or has been this paid for? Could not manage to discover everything competitive with that one, therefore ideally you are able to ok, i’ll know. Many thanks. PS, my personal sorry. Language is not our first dialect.