"Post-quake reconstruction is always very appetising for criminal gangs and their business partners," anti-mafia chief said
The government has promised to rebuild the devastated area, where at least 290 people died following Wednesday's disaster.
The civil protection department in Rome said 388 people were being treated for injuries in hospitals, and 40 of them...
Italy sits on two fault lines, making it one of the most seismically active countries in Europe.
At least 368 injured people had been taken to hospital by late on Wednesday, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said.
With people still unaccounted for, the civil protection department warned it could climb higher.
Amatrice, voted last year as one of Italy's most beautiful historic towns, was flattened by the 6.2 magnitude quake....
The government would compile a supplementary budget during this session of parliament, which ends on June 1
President Rafael Correa has estimated damage at $2 billion to $3 billion
"What happened here in Pedernales is catastrophic."
A state of emergency was declared in six provinces.