In Italy the representatives of the mafia clans began to support the people who are left without income at the time of the epidemic of the coronavirus. On it informs the British edition The Guardian.
They deliver the Essentials to the Italians in particularly affected the poor southern regions of the country – Campania, Calabria, Sicily, Puglia.
Many Italians work in the field of “gray economy” and therefore do not receive any salary for more than a month since quarantine. The government gives such people the so-called shopping vouchers.
Law enforcement officials believe that if the government does not soon intervene in the situation, the mafia will take the situation under their control, including, will be to recruit more people.
Mafia bosses believe their cities of his patrimony, said the investigator for the fight against mafia groups and the head Prosecutor of the province of Catanzaro Nicola gratteri inside.
According to him, in the eyes of the people the mafia boss, who knocks at the door and offers a free meal, is a hero. And he knows he can count on the support of these families, if necessary: for example, when the mafia will sponsor a policy in the election, and then he will advance their criminal interests.
Italy in third place for the dissemination of the infection in the country has infected more than 147 thousand people.
Since March 10, in Italy there are strict quarantine measures in the outbreak of coronavirus infection. Authorities have closed educational institutions, prohibited mass meetings and urged citizens not to go outside. In the cities, only work grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, newsagents and tobacconist.
Residents are allowed to visit only the shops that are near their homes, and only in the municipality in which the person is registered.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 11, the total number of infected people in the world amounted to almost 1.7 million, including more than 376 thousand was cured, and more than 102 thousand died.