Italian top fugitive mafia boss held

August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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Italian drugs, arms racket busted, 20 held

June 16th, 2012 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 16 (IANS) At least 20 people were arrested and massive quantities of cocaine seized after a drug-trafficking ring was busted in Italy.The ring was based in the northeastern ... Read more...

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16 Italian judges held in anti-mafia operation

March 20th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Naples, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Sixteen judges have been arrested by police in Italy's Naples city, and assets worth one billion euros (around $1.3 billion) seized in an anti-mafia operation.The judges ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s Balotelli saw a table of cocaine

November 9th, 2011 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Naples, Nov 9 (IANS/AKI) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has told anti-mafia investigators that during a visit to a gangster stronghold in Italy's Naples city he found himself staring at ... Read more...

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Fugitive mafia boss found hiding in box

March 10th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), March 10 (IANS/AKI) A fugitive mafia boss was arrested after he was found hiding in a box in an apartment here, police said.Raffaele Forgione had hidden inside the ... Read more...

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Italy arrests top mafia boss

November 18th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Casal di Principe (Italy), Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian Police Wednesday arrested fugitive mafia boss Antonio Iovine near the country's southern Caserta city. He had been on the run for 14 years.The ... Read more...

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Italian Police seize ‘mafia assets’ worth $1.9 bn

September 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Sep 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian Police have seized assets worth 1.5 billion euros (about $1.9 billion) from a Sicilian businessman who is suspected of having ties with the mafia. It was ... Read more...

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Police move to crush mafia in Italy

July 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have set out to arrest around 300 organised crime suspects in one of the largest mafia roundups in recent history. Alleged members of the Calabrian Ndrangheta ... Read more...

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New book in Italy puts mafia on the map

December 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 6 (IANS/AKI) A new book has been released in Italy documenting the growth of one of the country's biggest exports - organised crime. "Mafia Export - How 'Ndrangheta, Cosa Nostra ... Read more...

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Godmothers fill in for incarcerated godfathers in Italian mafia

August 25th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): The Italian underworld, which has for a long time been the domain of men, is now seeing women taking up top mafia ranks as godmothers in order to ... Read more...

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