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One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic
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One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic

Mar 30th 2021, 7:05 AM 29,407 Views 3 Comments

Francesco Pelle was a noted figure in one of the Calabria-based ’ndrangheta’s most notorious organised crime clans.

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia
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A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia

Nov 28th 2019, 10:30 PM 14,696 Views 2 Comments

The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

Reputed leader of Gambino crime family shot dead in New York
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Reputed leader of Gambino crime family shot dead in New York

Mar 14th 2019, 12:47 PM 19,798 Views 16 Comments

Frank Cali’s killing is the first of its kind since 1985.

Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid
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Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid

Dec 4th 2018, 12:59 PM 20,246 Views 0 Comments

The suspects are accused of extortion, illegal gun possession, arson, Mafia association and other crimes, investigators said.

Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run
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Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run

Nov 27th 2018, 10:14 PM 22,734 Views 13 Comments

Antonio Orlando is a suspected major player in the Camorra organised crime group.

Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia
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Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia

Sep 15th 2018, 2:00 PM 14,546 Views 19 Comments

The trip comes at a difficult time for the pontiff.

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder
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Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Mar 14th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,032 Views 2 Comments

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
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US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course

Jan 20th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,120 Views 74 Comments

The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer
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Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

Nov 17th 2017, 8:21 AM 20,454 Views 15 Comments

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal
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Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

May 15th 2017, 7:45 PM 19,709 Views 44 Comments

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU
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'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

Apr 5th 2017, 12:34 PM 16,834 Views 66 Comments

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia
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Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia

Aug 12th 2016, 6:05 AM 24,482 Views 21 Comments

Corleone, Sicily, is the town Godfather protagonist Vito Corleone is named after.

The amazing criminal life of Mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano has come to an end
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The amazing criminal life of Mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano has come to an end

Jul 13th 2016, 7:10 PM 43,241 Views 22 Comments

The 83-year-old was born in the Sicilian village of Corleone.

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run
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Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run

Jun 27th 2016, 9:17 AM 23,557 Views 7 Comments

The operation is being hailed as a historic breakthrough in the fight against organised crime.

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys
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Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Apr 18th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,572 Views 9 Comments

Roberto Manganiello, a boss in Naples’ notorious Camorra mafia, had been on the run since 2013.

VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy
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VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy

Jan 30th 2016, 11:15 AM 19,413 Views 9 Comments

Giuseppe Crea and Giuseppe Ferraro eluded capture for 10 years and 18 years respectively.

Fianna Fáil members 'uncomfortable' with Micheál Martin comparing Sinn Féin to the mafia - Adams
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Fianna Fáil members 'uncomfortable' with Micheál Martin comparing Sinn Féin to the mafia - Adams

Jan 13th 2016, 2:37 PM 13,226 Views 158 Comments

He declined to name names.

Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today
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Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today

Dec 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 9,854 Views 25 Comments

He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on 12 December 1915 to Italian immigrants.

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money
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How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money

Nov 21st 2015, 9:45 PM 32,025 Views 20 Comments

In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia
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Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

Jul 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 18,718 Views 17 Comments

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine
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Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,443 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in "Mafia Cops" case
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New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in "Mafia Cops" case

Jan 31st 2015, 1:59 PM 13,740 Views 7 Comments

Nicholas Guido was mistaken for a man with the same name.

The mayor of Rome isn't afraid of the mafia - he's going to keep riding his bike
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The mayor of Rome isn't afraid of the mafia - he's going to keep riding his bike

Dec 7th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,947 Views 6 Comments

Police had warned the mayor that he was under threat by “dangerous organisations”.

Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons
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Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons

Oct 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 21,916 Views 18 Comments

The boys are taken to a kind of rehab.

Spanish police arrest 26 suspected 'Camorra' mafia members
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Spanish police arrest 26 suspected 'Camorra' mafia members

Jul 8th 2014, 6:14 PM 8,428 Views 6 Comments

Suspects arrested in raids over suspected mafia money-laundering.

The Pope has excommunicated the mafia from the Catholic Church
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The Pope has excommunicated the mafia from the Catholic Church

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:46 AM 18,177 Views 140 Comments

Pope Francis called the mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good.”

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia
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"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia

Mar 21st 2014, 7:48 PM 12,463 Views 73 Comments

“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire
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Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire

Jan 24th 2014, 3:27 PM 16,643 Views 24 Comments

Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral
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Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral

Jun 27th 2013, 5:19 PM 17,028 Views 18 Comments

Alec Baldwin, NJ Governor Chris Christie and dozens of ‘Sopranos’ actors amongst mourners.

‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase
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‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase

Jun 20th 2013, 10:10 PM 17,741 Views 45 Comments

Everyone from the Governor of New Jersey to Lindsay Lohan has been paying tribute, following the untimely death of James Gandolfini.

Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily
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Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily

May 9th 2013, 9:11 PM 20,814 Views 40 Comments

The bodies of the two men were found riddled with about 30 bullets, in an operation dubbed “Argo” by Italian and Canadian police.

Controversial seven-time Italian premier Andreotti dies aged 94
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Controversial seven-time Italian premier Andreotti dies aged 94

May 6th 2013, 2:51 PM 5,260 Views 12 Comments

Giulio Andreotti — nicknamed “The Untouchable” and “The Black Pope” — was a divisive figure in Italian politics, with close ties to the Vatican and rumoured mafia links.

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case
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Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case

Mar 25th 2013, 7:22 PM 5,023 Views 3 Comments

Dell’Utri, 71, was accused of playing the middle man between Berlusconi and the criminal association.

Random theft ends with notorious mobster behind bars
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Random theft ends with notorious mobster behind bars

Feb 1st 2013, 5:33 PM 16,995 Views 15 Comments

One of Corsica’s most notorious mafiosi was apprehended after police caught someone trying to rob his car.

'Canadian Mafia boss' released from US prison
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'Canadian Mafia boss' released from US prison

Oct 5th 2012, 8:35 PM 8,612 Views 8 Comments

Now 66, the reputed chief, had served 10 years for conspiracy to murder and racketeering.

Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe
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Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe

Jul 13th 2012, 9:33 PM 7,735 Views 22 Comments

Police seized assets worth €350 million as part of the crackdown on the mafia.

'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69
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'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69

Jun 13th 2012, 5:53 PM 5,673 Views 15 Comments

The man whose life was immortalised in the hit film starring Ray Liotta had been suffering from a long illness.

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker
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Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Dec 7th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,526 Views 5 Comments

Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs
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Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs

Nov 10th 2011, 2:53 PM 396 Views 5 Comments

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks
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Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:00 PM 54 Views 41 Comments

The Keane Report, independent TD Stephen Donnelly notes, cites “inappropriate mortgage-holder behaviour”. It does not mention “inappropriate banker behaviour”.

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