‘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”[…]

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[…]

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[…]