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U.S. Targets Leaders Of Naples Mafia

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday took steps to freeze the U.S. assets of five key members of the Italian-based Camorra, ...

Blonde Mafia 'Godmother' Arrested By Naples Police

Posted 06.26.2012 | World

"In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns," Calo said in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather." In the case of Raffaella D'Alterio, the Corl...

MASSIVE Mafia Bust

Posted 03.19.2012 | World

In a huge anti-mafia bust, 16 judges have been arrested near Naples, Italy, according to the BBC, for allegedly being in cahoots with Italy's notoriou...

WATCH: President Obama Targets International Organized Crime Gangs

AP | By STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 09.24.2011 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced a broadside of harsh new sanctions against four far-flung criminal cartels on Monday, part of what it...

Italian Museum Director Seeks Asylum In Germany, Fearing The Mob

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

When Antonio Manfredi, director of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum outside Naples, got a phone call recently, he knew he was being threatened. "A ...

Berlusconi Criticizes Gomorrah, Says it is "Promotional Support" for Mafia

Nicola Orichuia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicola Orichuia

What Berlusconi doesn't understand, or maybe he's just pretending to not understand, is that the only way to fight mafia efficiently is to let people know about it.

The Toxic Crime of the Century

Jackie Fuchs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jackie Fuchs

For months now, Campania has been suffocating under heaps of uncollected garbage shipped from economically sound northern Italian regions to the much poorer south.