The Week in Pictures: Italian Renewable Energy Exec Arrested for Mafia Ties, and More

Emma Grady

Emma Grady
TreeHugger Exclusives
September 24, 2010

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A week ago, Mike wrote about the Italian Mafia infiltrating the renewable energy industry and using it to do what it usually does (laundering money, fraud, controlling who gets construction contracts, etc). Well, it didn't take long for new developments to surface: Police officers have arrested a renewable energy exec and seized "1.5 billion euros worth of assets [!!!], including 43 wind and solar energy companies" because of alleged mafia ties.

Read the full story: Italian Renewable Energy Exec Arrested for Mafia Ties

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