Mafia is now Italy’s ‘biggest bank’ – and they’re squeezing the life out of small business (quite literally)

Organised crime is the biggest earner in Italy – with a turnover of more £100 billion a year – according to a report by business chiefs.

Extortion and intimidation is used to extract millions from shopkeepers, restaurants, cinemas, construction companies and thousands of other businesses as the godfathers spread their criminal enterprises across the whole of the country.
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