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One mn euros in Mafia assets seized

26 buildings, 335 lots of land taken from jailed Cosa Nostra man

28 February, 10:38
One mn euros in Mafia assets seized (ANSA) - Palermo, February 28 - Italian police on Friday seized one million euros in assets from the three sons of a detained Mafia boss.

The assets included 26 buildings including farmhouses; 335 pieces of land, for seed crops or cattle and sheep; a livestock-rearing farm; and a cereal cultivation company.

Five bank accounts were frozen.

Vincenzo Di Piazza, 73, from Casteltermini near Agrigento, is serving 18 years for his activities as clan chief in the town.