Mafia man wins court battle stopping extradition to Italy.
Domenico Rancadore, known as The Professor, was arrested after evading Italian authorities for 20 years over his alleged Cosa Nostra connections. By Catherine Wylie, Independent (Ireland), March 17, 2014: TEXT | PICTURE of Rancadore
Italian Mafia Boss Domenico Rancadore AKA Marc Skinner: Profile and Pictures. By Lianna Brinded, March 17, 2014: TEXT | PICTURES
Deepening mystery of the Irish tycoon’s eight months ‘in the hands of kidnappers.’ Kevin McGeever was known to Interpol, the FBI and police forces. By David McKittrick, The Independent, February 10, 2013: TEXT | PICTURE of McGeever
Who was Toto 'Beast' Riina? Italy's top mafia boss dies at 87 while serving 26 life sentences. The infamous "Boss of All Bosses" Toto Riina, aka "U Curtu" (the short one) and "The Wild Beast", ran Cosa Nostra. By Ludovica Iaccino (AP), International Business Times, November 17, 2017: TEXT | PICTURES | VIDEO
Hundreds of suspected mafia mobsters rounded up in police crackdown across Europe. Police in Italy, Spain and Germany have arrested 32 people suspected of trafficking drugs and laundering money in a European operation against the Naples-based Camorra crime syndicate. By Ludovica Iaccino (AP), International Business Times, July 5, 2017: TEXT | PICTURES | VIDEO
'I am the state here': Mass mafia arrests in Italy as wiretaps uncover new 'Ndrangheta. Italian police in the southern region of Calabria have arrested 116 people affiliated to local mafia group 'Ndrangheta, following one of the largest wiretapping investigations into the crime syndicate. By Ludovica Iaccino (AP), International Business Times, July 5, 2017: TEXT | PICTURES | VIDEO
Mafia Boss Toto Riina: Judge Borsellino Triggered Palermo Bomb by Buzzing Mother's Doorbell. Paolo Borsellino was killed in July 1992 when an explosive-laden Fiat car blew up in Via D'Aamelio, in the Sicilian city of Palermo. By Umberto Bacchi, International Business Times, March 12, 2014: TEXT | PICTURES
Two-year-old boy killed in apparent mafia hit in Italy. Cosimo Orlando, 43, who spent 13 years in jail for the murder of two drug traffickers, his partner and her young son were forced off the road by gunmen who then fired through the windscreen. The Guardian, March 18, 2014: TEXT | PICTURE
Mafia probe claims political victim.
Formigoni’s position became untenable after Domenico Zambetti, his deputy in charge of public housing, was arrested last week on accusations of paying local mafia bosses. By Guy Dinmore, The Financial Times, October 15, 2012: TEXT