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# mafia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia
# Letizia Battaglia
# Letizia Battaglia

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia

Nov 28th 2019, 10:30 PM 14,644 Views 2 Comments

The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

# mafia - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Reputed leader of Gambino crime family shot dead in New York
# FRANK CALI
# FRANK CALI

Reputed leader of Gambino crime family shot dead in New York

Mar 14th 2019, 12:47 PM 19,789 Views 16 Comments

Frank Cali’s killing is the first of its kind since 1985.

# mafia - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid
# Cosa Nostra
# Cosa Nostra

Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid

Dec 4th 2018, 12:59 PM 20,230 Views 0 Comments

The suspects are accused of extortion, illegal gun possession, arson, Mafia association and other crimes, investigators said.

# mafia - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run
# Naples
# Naples

Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run

Nov 27th 2018, 10:14 PM 22,726 Views 13 Comments

Antonio Orlando is a suspected major player in the Camorra organised crime group.

# mafia - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia
# The Don
# The Don

Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia

Sep 15th 2018, 2:00 PM 14,539 Views 19 Comments

The trip comes at a difficult time for the pontiff.

# mafia - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder
# Mafia Links
# Mafia Links

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Mar 14th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,028 Views 2 Comments

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

# mafia - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course

Jan 20th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,107 Views 74 Comments

The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

# mafia - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer
# Toto Riina
# Toto Riina

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

Nov 17th 2017, 8:21 AM 20,388 Views 15 Comments

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# mafia - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal
# Italy
# Italy

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

May 15th 2017, 7:45 PM 19,690 Views 44 Comments

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# mafia - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU
# Brexiteer
# Brexiteer

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

Apr 5th 2017, 12:34 PM 16,809 Views 66 Comments

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

# mafia - Friday 12 August, 2016

Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia
# Bada Bing
# Bada Bing

Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia

Aug 12th 2016, 6:05 AM 24,173 Views 21 Comments

Corleone, Sicily, is the town Godfather protagonist Vito Corleone is named after.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The amazing criminal life of Mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano has come to an end
# The Godfather
# The Godfather

The amazing criminal life of Mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano has come to an end

Jul 13th 2016, 7:10 PM 43,061 Views 22 Comments

The 83-year-old was born in the Sicilian village of Corleone.

# mafia - Monday 27 June, 2016

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run
# Fugitive Killer
# Fugitive Killer

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run

Jun 27th 2016, 9:17 AM 23,518 Views 7 Comments

The operation is being hailed as a historic breakthrough in the fight against organised crime.

# mafia - Monday 18 April, 2016

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys
# Pizza`cake
# Pizza`cake

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Apr 18th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,558 Views 9 Comments

Roberto Manganiello, a boss in Naples’ notorious Camorra mafia, had been on the run since 2013.

# mafia - Saturday 30 January, 2016

VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy
# Mafia
# Mafia

VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy

Jan 30th 2016, 11:15 AM 19,402 Views 9 Comments

Giuseppe Crea and Giuseppe Ferraro eluded capture for 10 years and 18 years respectively.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil members 'uncomfortable' with Micheál Martin comparing Sinn Féin to the mafia - Adams
# Election Season
# Election Season

Fianna Fáil members 'uncomfortable' with Micheál Martin comparing Sinn Féin to the mafia - Adams

Jan 13th 2016, 2:37 PM 13,220 Views 158 Comments

He declined to name names.

# mafia - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today
# He Did It His Way
# He Did It His Way

Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today

Dec 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 9,822 Views 23 Comments

He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on 12 December 1915 to Italian immigrants.

# mafia - Saturday 21 November, 2015

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money
# Shady Business
# Shady Business

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money

Nov 21st 2015, 9:45 PM 31,973 Views 20 Comments

In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.

# mafia - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

Jul 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 18,708 Views 17 Comments

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# mafia - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine
# Mafia
# Mafia

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,423 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

# mafia - Saturday 31 January, 2015

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in "Mafia Cops" case
# Dirty Cops
# Dirty Cops

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in "Mafia Cops" case

Jan 31st 2015, 1:59 PM 13,737 Views 7 Comments

Nicholas Guido was mistaken for a man with the same name.

# mafia - Sunday 7 December, 2014

The mayor of Rome isn't afraid of the mafia - he's going to keep riding his bike
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

The mayor of Rome isn't afraid of the mafia - he's going to keep riding his bike

Dec 7th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,942 Views 6 Comments

Police had warned the mayor that he was under threat by “dangerous organisations”.

# mafia - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons
# Mob Mentality
# Mob Mentality

Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons

Oct 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 21,879 Views 17 Comments

The boys are taken to a kind of rehab.

# mafia - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Spanish police arrest 26 suspected 'Camorra' mafia members
# Camorra
# Camorra

Spanish police arrest 26 suspected 'Camorra' mafia members

Jul 8th 2014, 6:14 PM 8,427 Views 6 Comments

Suspects arrested in raids over suspected mafia money-laundering.

# mafia - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The Pope has excommunicated the mafia from the Catholic Church
# Whacked
# Whacked

The Pope has excommunicated the mafia from the Catholic Church

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:46 AM 18,173 Views 140 Comments

Pope Francis called the mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good.”

# mafia - Friday 21 March, 2014

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia

Mar 21st 2014, 7:48 PM 12,451 Views 73 Comments

“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.

# mafia - Friday 24 January, 2014

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire
# Mafia
# Mafia

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire

Jan 24th 2014, 3:27 PM 16,458 Views 24 Comments

Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

# mafia - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral
# Farewell
# Farewell

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral

Jun 27th 2013, 5:19 PM 16,949 Views 18 Comments

Alec Baldwin, NJ Governor Chris Christie and dozens of ‘Sopranos’ actors amongst mourners.

# mafia - Thursday 20 June, 2013

‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase
# Tributes
# Tributes

‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase

Jun 20th 2013, 10:10 PM 17,674 Views 45 Comments

Everyone from the Governor of New Jersey to Lindsay Lohan has been paying tribute, following the untimely death of James Gandolfini.

# mafia - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily
# Turf War
# Turf War

Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily

May 9th 2013, 9:11 PM 20,803 Views 40 Comments

The bodies of the two men were found riddled with about 30 bullets, in an operation dubbed “Argo” by Italian and Canadian police.

# mafia - Monday 6 May, 2013

Controversial seven-time Italian premier Andreotti dies aged 94
# Italy
# Italy

Controversial seven-time Italian premier Andreotti dies aged 94

May 6th 2013, 2:51 PM 5,257 Views 12 Comments

Giulio Andreotti — nicknamed “The Untouchable” and “The Black Pope” — was a divisive figure in Italian politics, with close ties to the Vatican and rumoured mafia links.

# mafia - Monday 25 March, 2013

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case
# Italy
# Italy

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case

Mar 25th 2013, 7:22 PM 5,020 Views 3 Comments

Dell’Utri, 71, was accused of playing the middle man between Berlusconi and the criminal association.

# mafia - Friday 1 February, 2013

Random theft ends with notorious mobster behind bars
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Random theft ends with notorious mobster behind bars

Feb 1st 2013, 5:33 PM 16,993 Views 15 Comments

One of Corsica’s most notorious mafiosi was apprehended after police caught someone trying to rob his car.

# mafia - Friday 5 October, 2012

'Canadian Mafia boss' released from US prison
# Vito Rizzuto
# Vito Rizzuto

'Canadian Mafia boss' released from US prison

Oct 5th 2012, 8:35 PM 8,605 Views 8 Comments

Now 66, the reputed chief, had served 10 years for conspiracy to murder and racketeering.

# mafia - Friday 13 July, 2012

Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe
# Italy
# Italy

Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe

Jul 13th 2012, 9:33 PM 7,730 Views 22 Comments

Police seized assets worth €350 million as part of the crackdown on the mafia.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69
# Mafia
# Mafia

'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69

Jun 13th 2012, 5:53 PM 5,658 Views 15 Comments

The man whose life was immortalised in the hit film starring Ray Liotta had been suffering from a long illness.

# mafia - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker
# Italy
# Italy

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Dec 7th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,477 Views 5 Comments

Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.

# mafia - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs

Nov 10th 2011, 2:53 PM 392 Views 5 Comments

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

# mafia - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:00 PM 46 Views 41 Comments

The Keane Report, independent TD Stephen Donnelly notes, cites “inappropriate mortgage-holder behaviour”. It does not mention “inappropriate banker behaviour”.

# mafia - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Mafia leader gets life for Duisburg massacre
# Mafia
# Mafia

Mafia leader gets life for Duisburg massacre

Jul 12th 2011, 6:49 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

The violent slayings, sparked by a feud involving two sides of the ‘Ndrangheta organised crime syndicate, highlighted the international reach of Italy’s Calabrian mafia.

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