Italian police arrested 14 Albanian citizens on Wednesday who were allegedly part of a ring involved in the trafficking of women and drugs across Europe.
Italian police arrested 15 alleged organized crime figures accused of smuggling drugs from South America and laundering the profits, according to a statement released Thursday.
Italian police busted an organized crime ring allegedly involved in drug trades, illegal car trafficking and extortion resulting in 37 arrests, state police said in a statement released Tuesday.
Italian police said on Thursday that they seized an estimated US$ 84 million worth of highly pure cocaine tied to buoys floating in the sea. The drugs were suspected to have been thrown overboard from a ship that was later intercepted while sailing into the Calabrian port of Gioia Tauro.
Police in Italy launched nationwide raids on Tuesday uncovering what they said was involvement of the country’s 'Ndrangheta criminal organization in Milan’s Expo 2015, a massive event held from May to October last year that has been sullied by a number of cases involving infiltration by organized crime groups.
Italian police arrested seven people on Tuesday after a three-year investigation into a massive child pornography and sex abuse ring operating on the dark web.
The family of an Italian organized crime accountant appears to have dodged the seizure of its British assets by moving them offshore to Malta, and is now using its new island base to run successful online gambling platforms, according to an investigation by journalists at Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), an OCCRP partner.
Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday accused an Italian journalist of faking an investigative report that purportedly showed him purchasing weapons from arms smugglers in Sarajevo.
Italian police arrested on Sunday the alleged ringleader of an international gang responsible for a sophisticated operation to steal cars from Europe, "launder" them, and send them to Africa.
Italian police arrested 21 people in the country’s north on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling hundreds of migrants from the Middle East into the European Union.
A joint European police operation has led to the seizure of more than three tonnes of hashish off Italy’s coast, dealing another blow to a Polish-led criminal network that has been under investigation for two years, Europol said Wednesday.
Police arrested a senior member of Italy’s Camorra organized crime network who had fled the country and was hiding out on Spain’s southeastern coast, media reported Tuesday.
Italy’s government has dissolved the entire council of the Sicilian town of Corleone – made famous by the "Godfather" films and books – on suspicion of Mafia infiltration.
Italian authorities said Wednesday they seized €44 million (US$ 48.95 million) in assets from an alleged senior mafioso who was so obsessed with emulating Al Pacino's role in the classic 1983 gangster film “Scarface” that he had a replica of the throne from the movie built for his villa.
Italian police arrested on Thursday the scion of a powerful dynasty in the 'Ndrangheta criminal organization after a years-long manhunt.
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.
After a series of forest fires broke out last week, officials in Sicily say that people linked to the mob, or their collaborators, are attaching burning rags soaked in petrol onto cats, and using them to start fires, the Telegraph wrote.
The Italian government Thursday urged Azerbaijani authorities to revoke the travel ban placed on investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova, an OCCRP partner.
The Italian Carabinieri, in cooperation with Europol, arrested two leading members of the "Ceusi" crime gang for international military weapons trafficking. According to Europol, the gang has links to the Cosa Nostra crime group.
Authorities placed seven in custody and another three under house arrest for allegedly fixing two matches in Italy’s second highest football division, according to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport.
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