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download (3)Italian police on Wednesday seized assets worth 10 million euros belonging to two Sicilian businessmen with alleged ties to fugitive mafia  godfather  Matteo Messina Denaro

Police confiscated a cluster of   companies, 34 properties and 28  bank accounts belonging to mafia linked businessmen , Antonino  and Raffaello Spallino, uncle and nephew, in the field of waste disposal

The  seizure stems from an  investigation by the police of Trapani , that uncovered evidence showing the  strength of the financial success of 12 companies  owned by the suspects  was  due to the strong support of  the  hardcore  mafia clan bossed by Matteo Messina Denaro, a fugitive since 1993, and according to Forbes magazine, among the ten most wanted criminals in the world