ROME: Italy Financial police has seized assets worth more than 100 million euros from a businessman arrested over claims of mafia activity here the other day. Over the past few weeks a dozen people have been taken into custody in raids in the capital, where it is alleged the mafia has taken over lucrative City of […]
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Italian crime boss Massimo Carminati has been arrested after decades of eluding the law in the The Eternal City of Rome. He is a one-eyed petrol station boss with a fascination for Andy Warhol and The Hobbit… and according to covert police tapes, a taste for murder with his trusty Russian pistol.
Forensic teams and marble workers have pried open a mobster’s tomb in the basilica Sant’Apollinare in Rome, searching for clues that might help to solve one of Italy‘s greatest mysteries. Fifteen-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of a Vatican bank functionary, disappeared in 1983 on her way to a music lesson. Her body has never been found, and […]