A Metropolitan opera concert director and his personal orchestra member have been arrested on charges of money laundering, the country’s interior ministry said in a statement.
The ministry said that the men are accused of transferring funds from a foreign bank account to an Italian bank account and then transferring the money to the Met’s opera house.
The ministry did not say how much money was involved.
The men were arrested by a magistrate in the town of Garrisone, the statement said.
They were released on bail.