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Europe's recovery fund stirs up mob lusts


STORY - Preventing organized crime from embezzling the hundreds of billions of euros distributed by Brussels to states was at the heart of a meeting in Rome of police officers from 24 countries.


How to ensure that the 750 billion euros of European funds of the recovery plan do not end up partly in the hands of organized crime?

It is to protect their use that the Italian police gathered in Rome, Tuesday and Wednesday, the police forces of 24 European countries, as well as Europol and the European coordination agencies.

"The credibility of our institutions and the future of our economy depend on our ability to spend these funds well, and with honesty,"

declared the head of government, Mario Draghi, in the preamble.

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However, explains Vittorio Rizzi, number two in the Italian police, at the initiative of this working meeting,

“crime is a sophisticated system which, to be combated, requires study, strategy, anticipation and sharing.

No country can act alone: ​​the whole world is interconnected, and police forces must constantly exchange information, especially on new post-pandemic criminal modus operandi. ”

Rizzi worked on

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Source: lefigaro

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