Drugs, robbery, extortion, kidnapping: 13 arrested received citizenship income in Enna

Thirteen people residing in the province of Enna, arrested, unduly received citizenship income and so the Flying Squad and the Police Station of Piazza Armerina, by delegation of the Judicial Authority, notified the subjects of the suspension of the allowance related to the subsidy.

With the “Fire” operation of January 26, 2021 with the execution of 23 precautionary measures ordered by the judiciary against persons under investigation for drug trafficking, extortion, robbery, kidnapping and other crimes, were then initiated by the investigators targeted assessments on the income position of all.

Thirteen of the 23 people arrested involved in the judicial police operation unduly received citizenship income. Overall, the State paid around 10 thousand euros per month to these subjects who, although not officially carrying out any work activity, benefited from the allowance “dedicating themselves” to drug trafficking.

The police communicated the outcome of the checks to the Judicial Authority which immediately ordered the immediate revocation of the economic benefits, as required by current legislation. INPS has also started the procedures for the recovery of previous sums unduly received.

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