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Pompeii restoration: one man charged with corruption, five others probed

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Pompeii restoration: one man charged with corruption, five others probed

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In Italy, a man involved in the restoration of the ancient city of Pompeii has been arrested and charged with corruption. Five other people are also being investigated.

A state of emergency was issued after complaints about the poor upkeep of the crumbling site.

Police allege irregularities in the awarding of contracts and say a restoration company was paid inflated fees.