'Ndrangheta


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'Ndrangheta

(əndræŋˈɡɛtə)
n
a criminal organization based in Calabria in S Italy
[C19: from Greek andragathia manly goodness]
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Suspected 'Ndrangheta member, Vadala, may have used farms to cover drug trafficking.
The journalist had been working on an article that described the vast Slovakian operations of the Italian 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate, including its dealings in agriculture and ties to high-ranking politicians.
Based in Calabria, the 'Ndrangheta runs the biggest drug-smuggling operation in Europe.
The 'Ndrangheta organized crime syndicate suffered a major blow Tuesday as police went on a sudden, coordinated strike against crime leaders and complicit businesses in Germany and Italy, (https://www.
A statement from the para-military Carabinieri police said the operation had dismantled a major clan of the 'Ndrangheta organised crime group, which is based in the southern Calabria region.
A CITY mayor has been arrested as part of an investigation into the infiltration of the 'ndrangheta organised crime clan of southern Italy in the north's business and political establishment.
The book focuses on the main branches of the Italian mafia -- Sicily's feudally allegiant Cosa Nostra, the complex 'Ndrangheta of Calabria, and the flamboyant and colorful Neapolitan Camorra -- with their collective involvement in drugs, prostitution, extortion, and various forms of commerce.
The fenced-in centre can house up to 1,200 migrants, and mobsters from the powerful 'Ndrangheta mafia managed to infiltrate the operation at least eight years ago, taking charge of key services such as catering and laundry, prosecutors said.
Drug Enforcement Administration collaborated on a transnational drug trafficking investigation targeting 'Ndrangheta crime clans responsible for organizing cocaine consignments from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador to Italian seaports.
In Sicily, the Mafia is called Cosa Nostra, and in Calabria, the 'Ndrangheta.
About 20 automatic weapons - from pumpaction shotguns to AK-47 assault rifles - were on the walls of the 'Ndrangheta crime clan pair's bunker.
El caso revelado recientemente por la ABC, la television publica de Australia, que saca a la luz la connivencia entre la mafia calabresa 'Ndrangheta y destacados politicos australianos, tanto del Partido Liberal como del Laborista, pone de manifiesto la cara mas oscura de la globalizacion.