DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Private Bag X81, Pretoria, South Africa Embassy of the Republic of Italy 796 George Avenue ARCADIA0001 0083Fax(012)3285259 Tel.(012)3151101 Reference 9/11/3 (R/J) ……………………………. 20 / 02 /1998 TO THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL COURT OF PALERMO DISTRICT UNIT FOR ORGANISED CRIME KIND ATTENTION OF: GIAN CARLO CASELLI DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL APPLICATION FOR [...]
This was Palazzolo’s first sentence, after his trial by the Criminal Appeal Court in Lugano, Switzerland.
The Criminal Appeal Court IN THE NAME OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE CANTON OF TICINO The Criminal Appeal Court Consisting of the following Judges: – Dr Plinio RotalintiJudge President – Lorenzo Anastasi(replacing Judge Verda, who is unavailable) – Iginio Rezzonico(replacing Judge Lepori, who is unavailable) and the Judicial Councillors:Rodolfo Daghini, Pierluigi De Filippis, Luigi Derighetti, [...]
In this first indictment from the USA Vito Roberto Palazzolo is not mentioned. They named a different Palazzolo, unrelated to Vito Roberto, which is where the problems began.