Confiscation of assets from boss Acquasanta Palermo – informaSicilia

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Confiscation of assets from boss Acquasanta Palermo.
Assets blocked for 10 million for an entrepreneur considered a prominent Mafia element.

Confiscation of assets from boss Acquasanta Palermo

Confiscation of assets from boss Acquasanta Palermo.
Assets blocked for a total of 10 million euros per entrepreneur considered a prominent element of the mafia district of Palermo Resuttana.

The investigations carried out to identify the economic and entrepreneurial resources attributable to members of the Cosa Nostra.

The investigations carried out by the investigative unit of the carabinieri of Palermo, in 2017 had led the Court of Palermo – Prevention measures section to the issue of an order for the confiscation of assets.

The total value of the confiscation is currently estimated at around 10 million euros, borne by Vincenzo Graziano, an entrepreneur, 71, currently in custody.

The provision confirms the irrevocability of the confiscation and the assets have definitively become part of the state assets.

Graziano is considered a leading member of the mafia district of Palermo-Resuttana and, in particular, of the mafia family of Palermo-Acquasanta.

In 1996 he was sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment for the crime of participating in a mafia association and in 2009, continuously for the same crime title, to a further 5 years.

In 2014, Graziano, arrested as part of the “Apocalypse” police operation, conducted by the investigative unit of Palermo,

again for the crime of participating in a mafia association and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment.

Finally, in 2016, he was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months of imprisonment for the crimes of money laundering, reuse of illicit capital, embezzlement and fictitious registration of assets.

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