Senate committee approves magistrate as anti-corruption czar
Raffaele Cantone chosen by Renzi, endorsed by senators27 March, 13:49
Cantone, who received 24 yes votes, had been selected by Premier Matteo Renzi.
The 51-year-old Naples native worked until 2007 in that city's anti-mafia directorate and was involved in investigating major criminal organizations including the Casalesi clan of the Camorra mafia.
The anti-corruption agency is responsible for assessing transparency and integrity in public administration.