Reggio Calabria, “Golden insurance” operation: assets of over € 1 million seized from a criminal organization dedicated to insurance fraud
At the first light of dawn, soldiers of the Provincial Command of the Guardia di Finanza of Reggio Calabria, together with agents of the Metropolitan Police they inflicted theyet another heavy blow to pest crime the city of Reggio Calabria.
This morning, indeed, the soldiers of the local Pronto Employment Company, together with the staff of the Metropolitan Police, they carried out aorder for the application of a personal precautionary measure under house arrest issued by Preliminary Investigation Judge at the Court – on proposal of the Prosecutor of the Republic of Reggio Calabria, directed by Chief Prosecutor, dr. Giovanni Bombardieri – towards 2 subjects from Reggio (D.F. cl ’75 and G.C. cl ’81), both operating in the city center, accused in various capacities of criminal association aimed to crimes of false material and ideological also committed by public officials, abusive access to a computer / telematic system, fraudulent damage to the insured property and fraudulent mutilation of one’s own person, as well as of stolen.
Furthermore, it was ordered with the same order the obligation of daily presentation to the P.G. against a third party (V.N. cl ’79), also from Reggio, as well as the preventive seizure aimed at confiscation of a patrimony of a total value exceeding one million euro.
The execution of today’s personal and real precautionary measures represents the epilogue of articulated and complex investigations – coordinates from Assistant Prosecutor, dr. Gerardo Dominijanni and directed by Deputy Prosecutor, dr. Paolo Petrolo – and conducted by Company P.I. of the Guardia di Finanza of Reggio Calabria, as well as from Metropolitan Police of the same city.
Specifically, through intense investigative activity, the presence of a structured one was found in the Reggio area criminal partnership able to simulate numerous claims, planned down to the smallest detail and put in place by the same associates, through a tested falsification system of health documents, of the insurance practices, as well as of fictitious openings of special postal and bank current accounts temporary support of the proceeds of the scams.
The organization, promoted and headed by the owner of a company operating in the accident prevention sector located in this city center – logistic base of the associative team where false claims were organized and programmed, as well as false documentation -, availed itself of the collaboration of doctors, employees of diagnostic institutes, as well as various subjects gravitating in the Reggio crime area.
At the end of the investigative activities, the findings emerged shared with the investigating Judicial Authority, allowed to bring to light a framework of offenses involving well 71 subjects investigated.
Analyzed the entire scenario that emerged during the investigation, fully agreeing with the framework proposed by the financiers and agents of the local Metropolitan Police, the Prosecutor of the Republic of Reggio Calabria requested the application of personal precautionary measures, as well as preventive seizure, aimed at direct confiscation, subsequently issued by the competent Judge and promptly performed, today, come on financiers from Reggio and from the agents of the Metropolitan Police.
In execution of today’s personal and real measurement application order, the military and agents employed have identified the subjects and, contextually, subjected to seizure cash and cash equivalents and movable assets directly attributable to the promoter of the association and its family unit equal to about 1 million Euros.
Among the seized assets, in addition to a luxury car, there is a house in the picturesque Giardini Naxos (ME), one villa located in Campo Calabro (RC), as well as cash amounts of around € 620,000.
The attention of the financiers of the Provincial Command of the Guardia di Finanza of Reggio Calabria, as well as the Metropolitan Police of Reggio Calabria so that unpleasant episodes of the species are avoided or promptly repressed.
With an increasingly evolving scenario, the Guardia di Finanza is committed to modulating its mission in order to ensure a constant link between preventive and repressive action and the dynamism of the economic world.
The Corps, therefore, works constantly to safeguard and protect the heritage – both public and private -, of the orderly and civil social coexistence and public safety, also understood in terms of economic and financial security of the community and of individuals.
Reggio Calabria, “Golden insurance” operation: arrests and seizures for insurance scams [VIDEO]