Spanish Examining Magistrate Elpidio Jose Silva, 53, poses for a photo in Madrid December 27, 2013. Eight months ago Silva was investigating a sensational corruption case that briefly landed ... more 
Spanish Examining Magistrate Elpidio Jose Silva, 53, poses for a photo in Madrid December 27, 2013. Eight months ago Silva was investigating a sensational corruption case that briefly landed politically connected former bank boss Miguel Blesa in jail. Now Silva, whose job combines the roles of prosecutor and judge, is organising his own criminal defence after Blesa, president of savings bank Caja Madrid from 1996 to 2009, complained he was being persecuted. Picture taken December 27, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS PROFILE) less 
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