‘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[…]

Christmas pizzo and Italian restaurants :’Ndrangheta business in Germany

The new episode of MafiEuropa in Germany by Amalia de Simone deals with ‘Ndrangheta business in Germany and its investments. During Christmas season, a series of Italian restaurants in Germany received a message : «We are a cooperative of assistance with decades of experience. We guarantee security for your families and an insurance policy that Read more about Christmas pizzo and Italian restaurants :’Ndrangheta business in Germany[…]

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