Cops halt 'Ndrangheta bid to net COVID funding

Eight people arrested

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 14 - Milan finance police on Tuesday arrested eight people in relation to a probe by DDA anti-mafia investigators that uncovered an alleged attempt by members of the 'Ndrangheta to net public funding for the coronavirus emergency.
    The suspects are accused of felonies including criminal association for tax fraud with the aggravating factor of the use mafia methods and self-laundering.
    The probe revealed that a clan member managed to obtain COVID-19-linked grants and was also trying to get funding for businesses in need of liquidity due to the emergency. (ANSA).


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