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Garbage traffickers busted outside Naples

240-million-euro racket, over 20,000 tons of trash uncovered

06 December, 12:26
Garbage traffickers busted outside Naples (ANSA) - Rome, December 6 - Police outside Naples uncovered 21,000 tons of unregistered garbage and arrested two people for alleged illegal trafficking and fraud, including the CEO of a front company. The bust took place in the town of Agropoli, where police said the garbage traffickers had made 240 million euros over the course of seven years by masquerading as legitimate trash-disposal firms and filing taxes for trash incinerators that did not exist. Police seized 14 million euros in assets.