Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

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Silvio Berlusconi, who was prime minister four times and was forced from office a year and a half ago, is also facing a growing list of court dates on charges including tax fraud, wiretapping and paying a former belly dancer known as Ruby Rubacuori, or “Ruby Heart-Stealer,” for sex when she was 17.