Same story in Australia, they just go by a different name

Italy makes biggest mafia linked assets haul: $1.7bn  AFP News Italian police on Wednesday said they had seized assets worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) from a Sicilian renewable energy developer in the biggest ever seizure of mafia-linked assets. The assets, including 43 wind and solar energy companies, 98 properties and 66 bank accounts, belonged […]

Nothing earns more than a wind farm

Fictional mafia boss Tony Soprano told people he was in the waste management business. “Everybody immediately assumes you’re mobbed up,” he said. “It’s a stereotype. And it’s offensive … There is no Mafia.” Soprano’s approach was to find an edge, then enforce it with muscle. The model was simple: big returns, little or no risk […]