Spain: Ex-IMF chief Rato probed by authorities in tax case

April 16, 2015 8:27 PM

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Former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato was brought away by police Thursday night after tax officials spent hours searching his apartment in one of Madrid's wealthiest neighborhoods.

Rato, also a former Spanish economy minister, was taken in an unmarked police car accompanied by officers. Spanish media reported he was heading with them to one of his offices and would later go to a police station.

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