Spain: Ex-IMF chief Rato to help with probe after detention

April 17, 2015 10:33 AM

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Former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato said Friday he plans to cooperate with Spanish justice officials after being detained for several hours in an investigation into fraud and money laundering.

Rato, once one of Spain's most prominent politicians, told the leading El Pais newspaper that he was "at home and free" after authorities searched his house and later took him from his home in an unmarked police car to be present during a search of one of his offices Thursday. He was allowed return ...

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