Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Guardia di Finanza and FS Italiane

Rome, 20 January 2023

In the Sala San Matteo of the General Command of the Guardia di Finanza, the Commander General of the Guardia di Finanza, Army Corps General Giuseppe Zafarana, and the CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA, Luigi Ferraris, signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning cooperation between the Corps and the company.

The Agreement is aimed at preventing attempted criminal infiltration into the legal economic fabric, protecting the legality and transparency of contracts promoted by the FS Group as well as combating fraud, corruption and wrongdoings generally in the field of public spending, with particular regard to the interventions foreseen under the PNRR (Italy’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan).

The agreement also includes the monitoring of strategic infrastructure at the disposal of the FS Group, also through filming and photographic surveys carried out with the help of the Corps’ aircraft.

From the sidelines of the event, the authorities present expressed satisfaction with the new Memorandum, which represents a tool for strengthening the lines of control of legality in a strategic sector for the Italian economy.