Eight probed over 1.25-bn-euro facemask contract

(ANSA) – ROME, FEB 17 – Eight people have been put under
investigation in relation to a probe by Rome prosecutors into a
1.25-billion-euro contract COVID-19 Emergency Commissioner
Domenico Arcuri agreed with three Chinese consortiums for the
supply of 800 million facemasks, sources said Wednesday.
    Italian firms that acted as intermediaries in the deal allegedly
obtained commissions of dozens of millions of euros.
    The commissions were not paid by Arcuri’s office, the sources
    Finance police seized 70 million euros in assets in relation to
the investigation on Wednesday. (ANSA).


We’ll beat pandemic if we can overcome divisions – pope

M5S, PD, LeU form new ‘inter-group’


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.