Blutec president and CEO nabbed

Won't abandon workers says Di Maio

(ANSA) - Palermo, march 13 - The president and the CEO of vehicle engineering firm Blutec, the company that took over the former Fiat plant at Termini Imerese near Palermo in Sicily, were arrested on suspicion of embezzling money form the State on Tuesday.
    President Roberto Ginatta and CEO Cosimo di Cursi were placed under house arrest.
    Police also impounded the company and froze its assets as well as those of the two arrested men, all to the tune of some 16.5 million euros.
    "We will not abandon the workers," said Labour and Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio.
   

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