21 JULY 2020: ROME, ITALY

Reports emerged that five people were arrested by the Fiumicino Border Police as part of an investigation into corruption involving Fiumicino International Airport. One of the five people arrested was a senior ENAC official. Allegedly, those that were arrested ordered public workers to ignore irregularities. One of the officials that was arrested, a 58-year-old man, was regularly compensated with luxury goods and cash. Two well-known lawyers and other businessmen are being investigated in relation to the corruption. One of the arrested suspects revealed that a 55-year-old businessman made an enquiry about transporting radioactive material.