18 people have been indicted in the "Aetna" investigation, of the Guardia di Finanza, on the "monopolistic" management of excursions on Etna. This was established by the gup Giancarlo Cascino, accepting the request of the Public Prosecutor.
Among these there is also the entrepreneur Francesco Augusto Russo Morosoli and the manager of the technical area of the Municipality of Linguaglossa, Francesco Barone, both investigated for disturbed freedom of enchantment and corruption. At the center of the investigation the assignments of the transport service for tourism purposes on the northern side of Etna, with Piano Provenzana rolling stock, from 2016 to 2018 and the concession of a building belonging to the Municipality at Monte Conca in 2018.
Morosoli must also answer the extortion to the employees of the TV station Ultima TV, "which was then closed, of which he was the publisher. The first hearing of the trial will be held on 7 May 2020 before the third penal section of the Court. Abbreviated judgment, starting on 17 January 2020, instead, for the regional official Giuseppe Dentici.
Read more about Catania