Thursday, February 19, 2009

Mafia blows rivals away, muscles into wind power industry


Police in southern Italy have this week launched a major crackdown on mafia activities, following serious allegations of corruption over the awarding of building contracts for a Sicilian wind farm.

According to organized crime investigators, government officials were lavished with bribes, including luxury cars and cash, in an effort to ensure the contract, worth hundreds of thousands of Euros, was awarded to Mafia-backed businesses.

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Mafia Blows Rivals Away, Muscles Into Wind Power Industry

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