Rome anti-corruption czar also in mafia probe - update

Along with ex-mayor Gianni Alemanno, scores of others

(see related)(ANSA) - Rome, December 2 - Rome's anti-corruption czar, Italo Walter Politano, is among some 100 people under investigation in a probe into an alleged mafia organisation that rigged public contracts in the Italian capital, ANSA sources said Tuesday. Politano is accused of mafia association and is reportedly to be removed from his post on Wednesday. He was appointed by center-left Democratic Party (PD) Mayor Ignazio Marino in November 2013, and is the de facto Rome point man for national anti-corruption czar, Raffaele Cantone.


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