Posts Tagged ‘Rome’

Italy Police Seize Assets Worth 100 Million Euros in Anti-Mafia Case

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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 […]

Last King of Rome: One-eyed Mafia don worth £160m to face justice

Busted: Carminati is arrested by police during an operation called 'Mondo di Mezzo'

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.

Italian Mafia Boss’s Tomb Exhumed in Search of Missing Girl

Italian girl Emanuela Orlandi is believed to have been kidnapped in Rome in 1983 when she was 15

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 […]