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Unlike Australia, Italy is forced to absorb hundreds of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers. And as the immigration sector there thrives, so too do the organised crime groups that are seeking to profit from the public contracts on offer, writes Connie Agius.
“Follow a public contract or EU funds and you will often find organised crime, a corrupt politician or the mafia,” the prosecutor said with a defeated shrug of the shoulders while uttering the word, “normale”.
The economic crisis has dried up many public contracts on offer in Italy, but immigration is a booming sector.
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