Forest Guards smash supermarket potato fraud racket

Gang sold falsely labelled foreign vegetables as Bologna spuds

(ANSA) - Bologna, April 30 - At least six people and two companies have been placed under investigation on charges of falsely labelling foreign potatoes as certified, authentic Bologna spuds, judicial sources said Wednesday.
    In all, as many as 40 people were denounced by the Forest Guard for suspected involvement in the huge scam, under which potatoes from outside Italy and outside Bologna were certified and sold at premium prices.
   

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