'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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The motion to express distrust in the prime minister and thus in the whole cabient was launched by the murders of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova and after Kuciak's unfinished story was published where he writes about the governing politicians' alleged ties with the Calabrian Mafia.
Rome, Rabi'II 03, 1435, February 03, 2014, SPA -- A suspected member of Italy's notorious Calabrian mafia serving a life sentence for murder escaped Monday after accomplices staged a spectacular assault on a prison van outside a courtroom.
Dirty money is said to be turning Rome into a money-laundering capital for the Calabrian mafia, who control the European cocaine trade, and the Camorra mafia.
The investigation has a breakthrough when Giampa turned informant, much more unusual in the brutal and closed Calabrian mafia, the 'Ndrangheta, than in Sicily or Naples.
The arrest of a member of Lombardy's center-right administration on charges of buying votes from the Calabrian mafia was just the latest in a long list of corruption allegations to hit Italy's regional governments, Reuters reported.
In a new book, mobster Giuseppe Di Bella, a former member of the Calabrian Mafia, known as the N'drangheta, has said Versace was killed "over debts" he had with the Godfathers.
According to a new book by Giuseppe Di Bella, a former member of the Calabrian Mafia known as the N'drangheta, Versace was allegedly killed "over debts" he had with the Godfathers.
Summary: ROME: Italian police arrested more than 200 people in dawn raids across the country on suspicion of connection with the powerful Calabrian mafia, authorities said on Tuesday.
In the book there are also hints about the bribes required by the Calabrian Mafia.
Italian police have arrested the alleged head of a Calabrian Mafia clan whose feud with rivals has left about 20 dead, including six Italians gunned down outside a pizzeria in Germany a year ago.
Both clans belong to the Calabrian Mafia, known locally as the N'drangheta.
Bruce Provost, a retired National Crime Authority senior investigator, has recently indicated that he had no doubt that the Whitlam government Minister was paid to commit crimes and do favours for Calabrian Mafia members operating in Australia and that the National Crime Authority bowed to political pressure not to fully investigate his Mafia links.