(ANSA) – MILAN, 20 JUL – Mother and son aged 60 and 41 accused of extortion and usury against an entrepreneur: this is the hypothesis formulated by the investigating judge of Milan who ordered the execution of a precautionary measure carried out today by carabinieri of the Corsico Company.
The two, uncensored, would first have joined the usury activity of her husband and father, a drug offender, ill, then replacing him, once he died in 2021, taking over the reins of the ‘loans’.
“The measure stems from the investigations launched in May 2021 by the Corsico company following the receipt of a lawsuit filed by a building contractor who, due to the serious state of economic difficulty, in the two months of September / October 2020 had obtained from the deceased husband and father of two suspects (to whom he had also turned in 2017 for a loan of 35 thousand euros, subsequently extinguished) a further donation of 22 thousand euros at usurious conditions, at a monthly interest rate of 10%.
During the investigations, “the habituality with which the suspects were engaged in usury on the Milanese territory, as well as documented intimidating conduct” was ascertained.
225 thousand euros would be lent to usury to seven other small entrepreneurs. The Carabinieri specified that the two family members are not linked to organized crime.