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Addiopizzo -- Addiotasse
Anthony I.S. Al... 2008-01-29 17:00
Exclusive to STR One of the headlines on the Yahoo News home page on 13 January was "Website and crackdowns weakening Mafia's grip on Sicily ." In the summer of 2004, some young people in Palermo wanted to start a business. One of them asked the question: "What about the pizzo?" (The "pizzo" is the "protection money" extorted by the Mafia from businesses...