Police bust huge trash-trafficking ring

Finance cops also uncover 300-million-euro tax fraud

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 16 - Finance police on Wednesday carried out arrests and searched properties in several Italian regions to seize evidence in relation to a probe by anti-mafia investigators in Trieste into an illegal trash-trafficking ring, sources said.
    The finance police also uncovered alleged tax fraud amounting to 300 million euros and discovered a secret transfer of 150 million euros to China.
    Wednesday's operation was called 'Via della Seta' - Silk Road.
    The sources said 58 people are under investigation in relation to the case. (ANSA).


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