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Economic crisis means the Mafia is now ‘Italy’s number one bank’: reportOrganized crime has tightened its grip on the Italian economy during the economic crisis, making the Mafia the country’s biggest “bank” and squeezing the life out of thousands of small firms, according to a report on Tuesday.Extortionate lending by criminal groups had become a “national emergency,” said the report by anti-crime group SOS Impresa. Organized crime now generated annual turnover of about €140-billion ($178.89 billion) and profits of more than €100-billion, it added.“With 65-billion euros in liquidity, the Mafia is Italy’s number one bank,” said a statement from the group, which was set up in Palermo a decade ago to oppose extortion rackets against small business.Extortionate lending had become an increasingly sophisticated and lucrative source of income, alongside drug trafficking, arms smuggling, prostitution, gambling and racketeering, the report said. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Files)

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Economic crisis means the Mafia is now ‘Italy’s number one bank’: report
Organized crime has tightened its grip on the Italian economy during the economic crisis, making the Mafia the country’s biggest “bank” and squeezing the life out of thousands of small firms, according to a report on Tuesday.

Extortionate lending by criminal groups had become a “national emergency,” said the report by anti-crime group SOS Impresa. Organized crime now generated annual turnover of about €140-billion ($178.89 billion) and profits of more than €100-billion, it added.

“With 65-billion euros in liquidity, the Mafia is Italy’s number one bank,” said a statement from the group, which was set up in Palermo a decade ago to oppose extortion rackets against small business.

Extortionate lending had become an increasingly sophisticated and lucrative source of income, alongside drug trafficking, arms smuggling, prostitution, gambling and racketeering, the report said. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Files)

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“…The two men who sold her the tablet handed it to her wrapped up in a FedEx box. 
Unfortunately, when Ashley McDowell of Spartanburg returned to her abode, she was shocked and appalled to find not an authentic Steve Jobs creation, but instead an imposter. Sure, all the bells and whistles were there — Apple logo on back, icons on front. 
But alas, the tablet was made of wood…”


This item would fetch a tidy sum on eBay after all this publicity. She should totally do it… He’ll I’d bid!

“…The two men who sold her the tablet handed it to her wrapped up in a FedEx box.

Unfortunately, when Ashley McDowell of Spartanburg returned to her abode, she was shocked and appalled to find not an authentic Steve Jobs creation, but instead an imposter. Sure, all the bells and whistles were there — Apple logo on back, icons on front.

But alas, the tablet was made of wood…

This item would fetch a tidy sum on eBay after all this publicity. She should totally do it… He’ll I’d bid!

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ghanalife:

Ghana - Western Intervention As punishment, slaves were chained to this rock and left at the mercy of the sun and other forces of nature. The eroded base of the stone indicates attempts by victims to escape.

ghanalife:

Ghana - Western Intervention
As punishment, slaves were chained to this rock and left at the mercy of the sun and other forces of nature. The eroded base of the stone indicates attempts by victims to escape.

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In this post: Crime  Ghana  Punishment  history  holocaust  humanity  northern region  people  slavery  
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Durban Girl: Anti-Crime March →

durbangirl:

Normally when a group of people come together in protest of something, it is splattered all over the news, for some reason, Pinetown citizens marched on October 24th 2010 in protest to rising crime in the area. It seems however, that the protest has fallen on deaf ears?

Statistically, crime has…

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robhuebel:

I hate crime.  So much.
(photo by Seth Olenick)

robhuebel:

I hate crime.  So much.

(photo by Seth Olenick)

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