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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Renewable energy industry is becoming a favorite playground for the underworld.

 Lucrative government subsidies for the construction of wind farms and a fairly lax regulatory system have made renewable energy attractive to the Mafia.

By Jen Alic, 
 The Italian authorities seized $1.7 billion in mafia-linked assets this week.

The assets seized included 43 wind and solar energy companies, along with 66 bank accounts linked to mafiosa Vito Nicastri—also now known as the “Lord of the Wind”.
[The Christian Science Monitor]

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