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Scores of arrests deal blow to Sicilian mafia


December 14th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) Sixty three people were arrested in Palermo Monday in a massive pre-dawn sweep against the Sicilian mafia clan associated with notorious jailed mafia boss Salvatore Lo Piccolo ... Read more...

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Mexican authorites capture drug lord Sergio Villarreal Barragan “el Grande”


September 13th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by BNO News
PUEBLA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- One of Mexico's most wanted drug traffickers, Sergio Villarreal Barragan, also known as "el Grande," was captured on Sunday, local authorities confirmed on Monday.Two Navy vehicles blocked ... Read more...

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Top Italian mafia fugitive managed affairs online: Police


June 26th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), June 26 (IANS/AKI) One of Italy's most wanted mafia fugitives, arrested in the South of France, managed his business affairs over the Internet and even had a nickname for a ... Read more...

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Mafia boss wins right to use bathroom without being filmed


March 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): A Mafia boss has won the right to go to the bathroom in private while behind bars.Judge Giovanna Di Rosa accepted Salvatore Lo Piccolo's argument that he should ... Read more...

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Mexican gunman accused of over 100 killings arrested


December 21st, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (EFE) A drug cartel gunman who allegedly killed at least 109 people in the southern state of Guerrero and the central state of Morelos has been arrested, authorities ... Read more...

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Mafia mobsters luring wannabe gangsters through Facebook


June 29th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Mafia mobsters are using social networking site Facebook to attract wannabe gangsters.Sicilian gangsters are targeting members who have joined online groups dedicated to Cosa-Nostra's godfathers.An 18-year-old Italian, ... Read more...

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Facebook accused of supporting convicted Italian mobsters


January 9th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 9 (ANI): Social networking website Facebook has been accused of giving support to convicted Italian mobsters by enabling them to make and maintain their own pages from their cells. ... Read more...

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Idolising of mafia godfathers on Facebook causes outrage


January 1st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): The idolising of notorious mafia godfathers from Cosa Nostra on Facebook has caused outrage among relatives of their victims.The pages posted on the social networking site ... Read more...

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