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Former Lombardy infrastructure manager arrested

Rongoni under investigation for bid rigging, fraud

20 March, 19:23
Former Lombardy infrastructure manager arrested (ANSA) - Milan, March 20 - The former manager of Infrastrutture Lombarde, an infrastructure company wholly owned by the northern Lombardy Region, was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal association, bid rigging, fraud against the regional authorities and forgery.

Antonio Giulio Rognoni was arrested together with the head of the company's procurement office, Pierpaolo Perez, on the same charges. A further six people were placed under house arrest in connection with the allegedly outsourcing of legal consulting and contract-control services in particular. Rongoni was already under investigation for alleged bid rigging in connection with a contract linked to Expo 2015 in Milan.