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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Mafia is the Strongest Sector of the Italian Economy

Italy, the new sick man of Europe, has suffered from economic stagnation for a long period. Perhaps officials in Italy should consider creating tax incentives for mafia operations, if they probably aren't already involved. The International Herald Tribune reports that mafia activities account for 7% of the country’s GDP. The mafia’s dealings encompass everything from legitimate businesses to public works adding up to $128 billion annually.

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