Italy grabs $2bn worth of mafia-linked energy assets

Italian authorities have seized $1.7billion (£1.1bn) worth of renewable energy assets which are linked to the mafia, it was reported yesterday. The country’s anti-mafia agency repossessed assets including 43 wind and solar energy projects, 98 properties and 66 bank accounts owned by Vito Nicastri, the so-called ‘king of wind’. Italian police believe the 57-year-old businessman […]