Mafia boss Nicola Ribisi from Palma di Montechiaro fined half a million

The article confirms the confiscation of assets belonging to the Sicilian mafia boss Nicola Ribisi, 44 years old, believed to be the head of the mafia family in Palma di Montechiaro. The seizure was ordered by the preventive measures section of the Palermo court, following a proposal from the police chief of Agrigento, Tommaso Palumbo. The confiscated assets include a luxurious residential villa of over 250 square meters with a sea view, valued at over half a million euros.

The Ribisi family has a long history of involvement in the Agrigento mafia, with Nicola having been arrested in 2009 and subsequently sentenced to 5 years and 4 months in prison. He was recently re-arrested in connection with an investigation into the reorganization of Cosa Nostra and Stidda in eastern Agrigento, receiving a first-degree sentence of 14 years and 2 months.

The investigation revealed a significant disparity between the Ribisi family’s declared income and their expenses, indicating the accumulation of wealth through illicit means. The confiscation of assets not only punishes the criminal but also aims to deprive organized crime of the proceeds from their illegal activities.

The confiscated villa, with its 252 square meters of luxury, serves as a tangible example of how mafia members have sought to live above their means through proceeds from illicit activities. The court’s decision to definitively confiscate these assets sends a clear signal of the authorities’ determination to combat organized crime and deprive criminals of the means they operate with.

This action not only seeks to punish individuals involved in criminal activities but also aims to reduce the ability of organized crime to operate and thrive through the control of illicit economic resources. In doing so, the goal is to protect the community and restore legality and order in the region.

Mafia, confisca da mezzo milione per il boss di Palma di Montechiaro Nicola Ribisi

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