Lega Nord funds. Investigations on author of journalistic inquiry
Order to deliver documents to Marco Lillo of the daily Il Fatto Quotidiano, which published phone taps placed by the DIA of Reggio Calabria
The Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate (DIA) of Reggio Calabria has opened an investigation into the journalist Marco Lillo, police reporter of the daily Il Fatto Quotidiano, accusing him of having published secret information in the serial journalistic investigation titled “I Segreti del Potere” (“The Secrets of Power”). In particular, the charge relates to the phone taps arranged by the prosecutor in Reggio Calabria to determine the destination of public funding from the Lega Nord within the inquiry dubbed “Breakfast”. The journalist is under investigation along with a public official remained unknown. It was reported by Il Fatto Quotidiano.
The news was then relaunched by the Corriere della Calabria on 8 January 2016 stating that eight agents have stopped the reporter in Rome, ordering him to comply with an order of presentation of the documents in his possession so as to avoid that these were had to be sought by a search under order of the Public Attorney Federico Cafiero de Raho and of the added PAs Calogero Gaetano Paci and Gerardo Dominijanni.