40 arrests in Camorra hospital contract rigging case

Public officials, businessmen implicated in probe

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 22 - Italian police on Friday arrested 40 people in connection to a case of suspected hospital contract rigging involving the Neapolitan Camorra mafia.
    Those arrested included suspected members of the Alleanza di Secondigliano Camora group, public officials and businessmen, allegedly involved in bid rigging and the extortion of companies working at hospitals, police said.
    The companies operate in the sectors of patient transport, funeral services, construction and cleaning, police said.
    Among those arrested is Luigi Cimmino, suspected boos of the Vomero quarter, his son Franco Diego and his right-arm man Andrea Basile.
    Trade unionists and entrepreneurs were also arrested including Marco Salvati, owner of a patient transport firm called The Cross of St Pius, as well as the Sacco family, who run hospital cafeterias. (ANSA).
   

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