BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The legal battles of Argentina's vice-president just got a lot more complicated.
A prosecutor says he has found sufficient cause to ask a federal judge to open an illegal-enrichment probe against Amado Boudou.
Also targeted are the vice-president's girlfriend, two business associates and 10 different companies.
Monday's action by prosecutor Jorge Di Lello means investigative Judge Ariel Lijo must now decide whether to formally open the illegal enrichment probe and eventually whether to bring any charges against Boudou.
Di Lello's secretary Juliana Marquez confirmed the filing and said Illegal enrichment convictions carry sentences of up to six years in prison and lifetime bans from public office.