‘ndrangheta, 45 arrests in Reggio Calabria, including a known criminologist: “She brought the detained bosses’ messages outside”

By ALESSIA CANDITO   An operation by the “Direzione distrettuale antimafia” (DDA, or “Direct Anti-Mafia Directorate”) conducted by the Carabinieri against two gangs from Rosarno (Reggio Calabria). There were several accusations, including international drugs trafficking: they found large consignments of cocaine from South America and hashish from Spain and Morocco, destined for the North Italian market. Read more about ‘ndrangheta, 45 arrests in Reggio Calabria, including a known criminologist: “She brought the detained bosses’ messages outside”[…]

New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report

  The Hague (the Netherlands). At the end of March, 2017, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service, national police and tax authorities released the report “Cerca Trova” (or “seek and you shall find”), to analyse the criminal activities of the Italian Mafia in the Netherlands. They concluded that the Mafia in the Netherlands was mainly involved Read more about New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report[…]

Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run

Jean Guy, 80 years-old,  went to the police station of Nîmes (in the South) and still has to be transferred towards Marseille to be presented to the parquet. Considered as a key-figure of the French Connection, a criminal organization which inspired several movies and which channelled through some drug between Marseille and the United States Read more about Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run[…]

Thirty-three-year-old Italian and girlfriend killed in Toronto: the shadow of the ‘ndrangheta hangs over the homicide

  A double homicide in Toronto, where a 33-year-old Italian, Cosimo Commisso, has been killed by gun shots together with his girlfriend Chantelle Almeida, who was 26 years old. The shadow of organized crime hangs over the ambush and the names of the  ‘ndrangheta gangs are echoing. The two were killed while travelling with an Read more about Thirty-three-year-old Italian and girlfriend killed in Toronto: the shadow of the ‘ndrangheta hangs over the homicide[…]