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160 mn euros in assets seized in Mafia bust

Luxury villas, cars, businesses in police custody

03 December, 10:42
160 mn euros in assets seized in Mafia bust (ANSA) - Palermo, December 3 - Police in Sicily on Tuesday seized assets worth 160 million euros from an alleged Mafia don.

The assets ranged from businesses and bank accounts to luxury villas and automobiles belonging to an unnamed businessman linked to a gang based in Carini, outside Palermo. The suspect has a long police record ranging from corrupting public officials to extorting protection money. Police also confiscated millions in assets from another suspect linked to the same crime family.

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