'Milan needs more crime-fighters during Expo 2015'
'High risk of mafia infiltration, theft' says chief prosecutor11 December, 18:51
The Milan prosecution system is currently lacking 32% of its administrative staff and 6% of its prosecutors, according to Chief Prosecutor Edmondo Bruti Liberati. ''The Expo will attract a massive influx of staff, operators and visitors for six months. They in turn will attract assorted purse-snatchers, as well heighten the risk of mafia infiltration'', Bruti Liberati said. ''This will inevitably translate into an additional workload for the judicial system and especially its front-line components: the tribunals and the prosecutors''. Approximately 140 nations and entities have formally agreed to participate in Milan Expo 2015, including the EU which plans to host a 1,900-square-meter pavilion.
More than 20 million visitors and participants are expected.