Courts seize 1 mln in assets from 'unemployed' man

Claimed monthly income of 658 euros, but owns luxury apt

(ANSA) - Trani, July 10 - A court in the southern Puglia region on Thursday ordered assets worth a million euros seized from a man on unemployment benefits, but who was found to have a luxury apartment and other valuable property in his name. The 46-year-old man, who remained nameless, is on trial for drug dealing. The man, who declared monthly income of 658 euros, turned out to own a luxury apartment, three cars, a shop selling household products, two mopeds, two bank accounts and a stock portfolio. He also bought and sold 29 cars and 13 motorcycles in recent years, police said.


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