The Italian Mafia is siphoning off money that's intended for refugee centers. They manipulate orders from the provincial administration and evade large sums of tax. The police have arrested more than 60 Mafiosi.
German and Italian police have detained scores of people with alleged ties to the 'Ndrangheta mafia. The suspects formed part of a transnational network involving bakeries, funeral services and vineyards, police said.
The article journalist Jan Kuciak was investigating before his murder has been published by his news outlet. It alleges that men wanted on Mafia-related charges in Italy were making deals with some of Slovakia's elite.
Uruguayan police have arrested one of Italy's most wanted mafia bosses at a resort city in the South American nation. The "cocaine king of Milan" had been sought for attempting to import one metric ton of cocaine.
Frontex's new Operation Themis sends a political message to Italy's Mediterranean neighbors. More than 10 Frontex ships will be sailing through the sea for a year.
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