Scores Arrested in Europe’s Massive Anti-Mob Operation

Posted on December 6, 2018 2:27 am

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Police across Europe and in South America have carried out a massive operation targeting members of the Italian ‘Ndrangheta organized crime group, with agents arresting scores of suspects wanted for cocaine trafficking and money-laundering, among other crimes. In the largest-ever sweep against the organized crime group, 90 people were arrested in Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. One person was also apprehended in Suriname. The coordinated dawn raids were carried out in locations that had been identified by the police in an investigation codenamed “Pollino” that was launched in 2016. Italy’s national anti-mafia and anti-terrorism prosecutor, Federico Cafiero de Raho,