Italian tax police confiscated real estate, cars and company shares worth 2.8 million euros (US$3.2 million) belonging to a man allegedly heading a “fierce criminal organization,” according to a police statement released Thursday.
A crackdown on a mob-style network in Italy’s capital city of Rome saw its former mayor in court Wednesday on trial for corruption and illegal financing, Agence France-Presse (AFP) said.
Daniele Ozzimo, a former member of the Rome city council, was sentenced yesterday with five others for their part in the ‘Mafia Capitale’ corruption scandal, according to Repubblica.
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