Italian Earthquake | Irpinia| The Mafia and the Earthquake | Italy | TV Eye | 1981

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A year ago the Italian earthquake killed more than 3,000 people. Tonight TV EYE shows how the Mafia or the Camorra as it’s known in Naples is making money from the disaster at the expense of those who have suffered most during this disaster. Organised crime, through its control of most of the construction industry is seeking to win as much as possible of the £4,000 million worth of government contracts for earthquake reconstruction and then to build as cheaply as possible.As rival gangs within the Mafia battle for control of the contracts, 198 of them have been killed in internal gun battles,Peter Gill Reports.First shown: 19/11/1981If you would like to license a clip from this video please e mail:[email protected]: VT25792



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1980's Corruption 1980's Italy Corruption Disaster Earthquake victim Human Tragedy Irpinia earthquake Italian Earthquake Italian Mafia Money Laundering Naples Organised Crime Peter Gill Poverty Raffaele Cutolo Relief Effort Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi The Camorra The Mafia construction industry crime syndicate Earquake