“Free yourself from mafia” tells Pope Francis in Ostia, Italy.

In occasion of the Corpus Christi feast Mass and subsequent procession, traditionnaly held in the center of Rome, pope Francis decided to move the event to Ostia to show solidarity with anguished and frightened residents. From the step of a working-class parish, he talked about “omerta”, referring to the code of silence organized crime groups  Read more about “Free yourself from mafia” tells Pope Francis in Ostia, Italy.[…]

A boss speaks: “So the State paid the ‘ndrangheta to dispose of toxic waste”

  Sentenced for drug trafficking. He collaborated with the Antimafia. Believed to be reliable, he has now handed many papers full of revelations to the judges.   From June 2004, “L’espresso” published a long series of articles concerning the international traffic of toxic and radioactive wastes. A work that had as first step the reconstruction Read more about A boss speaks: “So the State paid the ‘ndrangheta to dispose of toxic waste”[…]

Italy: A Maltese clandestine gambling network dismantled

  Over 20 million euros in assets seized by the authorities from a group accused of managing an illegal online gambling business on behalf of the ‘Ndrangheta, police announced on Thursday 17th of May. The local Italian Fiscal Police, in Crotone seized a Maltese company, Centurionbet, and seven bars and betting shops located in Calabria, where Read more about Italy: A Maltese clandestine gambling network dismantled[…]

MafiEuropa in Germany : ‘Ndrangheta’s business with real estate and drugs

“Buy, buy, buy” ! It is the key phrase of a telephone interception among some ‘ndranghetists in the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This conversation was reported by regents and scholars of the phenomenon almost as if it were a legend. In fact, the team of investigators coordinated by Bernd Finger, for Read more about MafiEuropa in Germany : ‘Ndrangheta’s business with real estate and drugs[…]