Italian mobster arrested by the Moroccan authorities


 The Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie arrested an Italian involved in international drug trafficking last month.

According to French news agency AFP, the suspect Angelo Filippini was convicted to an 11-year prison sentence in absentia. He was captured in mid-April in Temara, 11 kilometers south of Rabat. During the arrest operation, Moroccan authorities seized false documents and a false passport issued in Bulgaria under a pseudonym.

Filippini is part of the trafficking group “Spinella-Ottina,” which has been active since early ‘80s in the region of Como, North Italy, and is affiliated with the Calabrian mafia.

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