Organized Crime Control of Agriculture and Food in Italy

in Transnational Crime

A parliamentary investigation reported that organized crime controls $16 Billion (12.5 Billion Euros) worth of agriculture and food industries in Italy. The amount of revenue generated from the food businesses consists of up to 5.6 percent of all Mafia income generating activities.

Source:  Reuters, “Organized crime controls Italy’s food industry,” Financial Post, January 19, 2012.

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