Italian authorities seized a record amount of cocaine, worth an estimated €250 million (US$277 million), hidden among cases of bananas.
Italian authorities have announced the arrest of 71 suspected members of the country’s most powerful crime syndicate on drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
Italian tax police confiscated real estate, cars and company shares worth 2.8 million euros (US$3.2 million) belonging to a man allegedly heading a “fierce criminal organization,” according to a police statement released Thursday.
Police arrested 24 suspected Ndrangheta associates and seized 10 million euros (US$11.3 million) in assets following an investigation that uncovered shady health care industry arrangements between politicians and a local mafia clan, La Repubblica reported Monday.
Heaven and the Underworld Meet at a Catholic festival in the mountains of Calabria.
Festival of the Madonna di Polsi by Antonio Lemma
Italian police arrested on Friday one of the most well-known ‘Ndrangheta bosses in an isolated hut in a village in southern Calabria. Giuseppe Pelle has been wanted since 2016 when he received a 2.5-year prison sentence for attempted extortion and being associated to organized crime.
Calabria’s Carabinieri Military police arrested Friday morning a ‘ndrangheta drug lord they were searching the last 23 years for.
Italian authorities said Monday they arrested 68 suspected members of a ‘Ndrangheta mafia group that stole food from migrants at Italy’s largest reception center, siphoning off over 30 million euros in state funds.
Ernesto Fazzalari, 46, a mob boss of the infamous Ndrangheta crime syndicate, was arrestedas he slept in his hideout in the Calabrian mountains in Southern Italy.
Italian tax police have seized assets worth an estimated € 500 million (almost US$ 560 million) from a group allegedly connected to Italy's 'Ndrangheta mob, the Global Times reported citing local media.
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