Rome police have arrested 31 suspected members of the 'Ndrangheta organized crime group, seizing more than 600 kg of cocaine and hashish, along with an arsenal of weapons.
Top police officials from Albania and Italy met this Monday, Jan. 19, to discuss stepping up coordination in the fight against organized crime.
After a ship packed with 360 Syrian migrants was rescued en route from Turkey to Italy, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has denounced current European Union anti-trafficking operations as insufficient.
Police in Italy have arrested 40 suspected gangsters after capturing unprecedented hidden-camera footage of the ‘Ndrangheta’s infamous organized crime initiation ceremony.
Daniele Ozzimo, a former member of the Rome city council, was sentenced yesterday with five others for their part in the ‘Mafia Capitale’ corruption scandal, according to Repubblica.
Bilal Erdogan, son of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is being investigated by Italian prosecutors on suspicion of money laundering, reported Turkish news outlet Today’s Zaman.
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