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A former high-level lawmaker was arrested by police as part of a probe into the sale of petrol in the province of Caserta and charged with extortion and unfair competition, made worse by mafia method

Former political powerhouse Nicola Cosentino was arrested with 12 others and charged with conspiring with the Casalesi clan of the Camorra to crush the competition against a string of petrol stations operated by the Cosentino family

Police also arrested and dragged away in handcuffs both brothers of the boss of the Casalesi clan,  Michele Zagaria, who allegedly acted as mafia  enforcers in the extortion of petrol distributors

Cosentino, who once possessed powerful clout as the undersecretary of the Italian Ministry of Economy is no stranger to trouble. He has been arrested for multiple mafia crimes.
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