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Deputy mayor and councillor allegedly took bribes near Milan

Acccused in award of 28-million-euro contract

18 February, 20:16
Deputy mayor and councillor allegedly took bribes near Milan (ANSA) - Cologno Monzese, February 18 - The deputy mayor and a city council member in a town near Milan were arrested on Tuesday on allegations of taking bribes in exchange for waste management contracts. Monza financial police investigators alleged that Raffaele Cantalupo, deputy mayor and environment councilor of the Cologno Monzese municipality, and the town's building councilor Maurizio Diaco had taken a 300,000-euro bribe to award Sangalli and Company a 28-million euro contract.

Police said the firm is under investigation for corruption in the Lazio, Lombardy and Puglia regions.

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