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Mafia Arrests

The Mafia Prince Next Door

Philip Leonetti | Posted 02.10.2013 | Crime
Philip Leonetti

My uncle told me that in our life, honor and respect meant everything, and that the man he killed was not an honorable man and that's why my uncle had to kill him by stabbing him repeatedly with an icepick. I was 8 years old at the time; this is how I was raised.

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...

The Culture of Allegiance and Feminism in the Mafia

Chelsea Carmona | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime
Chelsea Carmona

In a matter of weeks, I found myself, an intelligent young woman growing up in the nation's safest city, in a great deal of trouble. While I was quickly able to break it off and move forward, many women are not so fortunate.

Adrian Schoolcraft: Now It's Getting Serious

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Many people think that the worst scandal in today's NYPD concerns its alleged manipulation of crime numbers. They are wrong. Even worse is how the department retaliated against a whistleblower cop.

BUSTED: Dangerous Mafia Fugitive Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Police in Sicily have arrested one of Italy's 30 most dangerous Mafia fugitives. Gerlandino Messina had been on the run for 11 years bef...

Mafia Arrests By FBI In New York, Miami & Italy

AP | TOM HAYS and CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The FBI arrested a reputed U.S. mobster Wednesday on charges he provided protection for a Sicilian counterpart mapping out criminal t...

Italy: Naples Police Release Mafia Murder Video (VIDEO)

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Michael Day in Rome | The Independent Even by the mafia's brutal standards, the killing of a man smoking a cigarette outside a central Naples bar in ...

Italian Police Arrest 94 Mafia Suspects: Reports

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Italian police have broken up a major mafia clan, arresting 74 people and seizing businesses, land, race horses and a London-based online...

Vito Pipitone: Alleged Mafia Associate Arrested While On Honeymoon In Honolulu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HONOLULU — An alleged Mafia associate was arrested on racketeering charges while on his honeymoon in Honolulu. Twenty-seven-year-old Vito Pipit...

Costanzo Apice, Suspected Camorra Hitman, Arrested Over CCTV Killing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in Naples, Italy have arrested a suspect in a killing last May that was caught on Closed-Circuit Television. Frustrated with a lack of leads, N...

Mafia-Tied Cafe From 'La Dolce Vita' Seized By Italian Police

AP | MARTA FALCONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Italian authorities on Wednesday seized about euro200 million ($284 million) in assets and businesses owned by a crime syndicate, includi...

Roberto Saviano: Mafia Out To Make A Killing From Italy Quake

The Independent | Peter Popham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Roberto Saviano, the best-selling author of Gomorrah, says the flood of aid money pouring into the earthquake-hit Abruzzo region risks making the area...

Italian Police Arrest 100 Suspected Mobsters

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Italian police staged sweeping raids Tuesday to arrest about 90 suspected mobsters and prevent the hobbled Sicilian Mafia from forming a ...

Dozens Captured In Mob Raids in US, Italy

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — American and Italian authorities arrested dozens of people Thursday in a takedown of what they called a trans-Atlantic drug trafficki...