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Extortion, loan sharking, smuggling, arson and gun trafficking are just some of the crimes dozens of suspected Mafia members have been charged with by US police.
Italian police have made multiple arrests in connection with abetting the ‛Ndrangheta, Mafia-style criminal organization centered in the Calabria
Anti-mafia police have broken up a human trafficking gang in central Romania.
Italian mafia boss Bernardo “The Tractor” Provenzano – so named because of his habit of mowing enemies down – has died at a Milan hospital.
Milan’s Universal Expo 2015 was themed around food, and now it seems plenty filled their plates with lavish kickbacks, tax fraud, money laundering and criminal…
The Italian film noir ‘Suburra’ centres on the murky connections between organised crime and politics in Rome.
A night time anti-Mafia operation in eastern Sicily has resulted in the arrests of 109 people. Those detained are suspected members of the Laudani
High-ranking five-a-side football team Sporting Locri is quitting the game after a series of threats made against the club’s president and his
Finance police in Italy say a 130 kg of cocaine have been seized in Venice, busting a major drug smuggling ring. Nine people were arrested as part of
‘Sicario’ explores the violence of the Mexican drug cartels and the equally brutal response of the United States’ authorities. Directed by
Questions are bring asked about why a lavish funeral for Vittorio Casamonica, a purported Italian crime boss, was allowed through the streets of Rome
A brass band played music from “The Godfather” movie at the funeral of purported Italian crime boss Vittorio Casamonica on Thursday (August 21). His
Thousands of priceless antiquities in Syria are being gathered and stored in Damascus to protect them from the Islamic State militant group and other
Italian police have arrested 11 suspects linked to the fugitive mafia boss of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra, after cracking a secret sheep-farming code for
Many of these companies who are working illegaly in these areas are also working for famous Italian brand names
Some 1.6 billion euros worth of assets have been seized from a Sicilian family suspected of links to the local Cosa Nostra mafia. Among the property
“Cartel Land” is a new documentary directed by Matthew Heineman about two citizens action groups in Mexico City and in the US who rise up and make a
The illegal dumping of domestic and sometimes even hazardous industrial waste by the mafia has long been a problem in Italy. Now it has emerged that
It is meant to showcase Milan as a dynamic, vibrant hub on the world stage but Expo2015 has been tarnished by corruption scandals. The six-month long
An Italian mafia boss who had been on the run for 30 years has been arrested in Brazil. Pasquale Scotti was captured in the northeast city of Recife
Police in Sicily have arrested 39 individuals and seized assets worth some €10m as part of crackdown on three Palermo Mafia gangs on suspicion of
The seized house of a mafia chief in Sicily is to be used as a police barracks. The villa belonged to Toto Riina, the biggest boss in recent mafia
At least 110 billion euros a year and growing – organised crime costs Europe the equivalent of the first Greek bailout every year. With evidence of
Pope Francis has visited one of Italy’s most dangerous neighbourhoods in the city of Naples. Scampia has been described as a forgotten, crumbling
The new owners of Al Capone's house in Miami Beach are restoring the property as they hope to rent it out for commercial, photo and movie productions and cash in on the U.S. gangster's mystique.
Italian police have seized two restaurants in Rome as part of a major anti-mafia raid in the city. The owner of both establishments was arrested on