Brutal murder of three-year old Coco has sparked outrage in Italy as mafia crime takes an "unprecedented" turn
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Tuesday 16 March 2010
Police arrested 69 people across Europe yesterday in raids targeting suspected Georgian mafia members.
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Wednesday 02 December 2009
A US judge declared a mistrial at the racketeering trial of John "Junior" Gotti after a New York jury failed to reach a verdict against the son of the notorious Gambino crime family mob boss - the case's fourth hung jury in five years.
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Italian police have broken up a major mafia clan, arresting 74 people and seizing businesses, land, race horses and a London-based online betting company, officials said yesterday.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov was forced to flee his native Bulgaria after crime bosses threatened to kidnap his girlfriend and daughter, it has been reported.
Monday 30 November 2009
Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has been forced to make a dramatic denial that he colluded with the Mafia after rumours that have swirled for days about his alleged links with Cosa Nostra chiefs in the early 1990s exploded on to the front pages of Italian newspapers.
Saturday 07 November 2009
Every horror fan has a favourite celluloid murder scene, be it Hitchcock's slasher shower from Psycho or the gore-fest in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre when teenage hitchhikers are hung on meat hooks.
Monday 02 November 2009
Italian police arrested one of the country's most wanted mafia bosses yesterday, dealing a blow to one of the most powerful criminal clans in the region around Naples.
Friday 30 October 2009
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Italy's Justice Minister has promised a full investigation into allegations that governments in the early 1990s held secret negotiations with the Mafia to try to stop a spate of attacks on the state.
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