How a Palermo restaurant owner stood up to the Sicilian mafia.
Police in Germany and Italy have arrested 37 people, including two members of the Italian Carabinieri, over suspected involvement in a Sicilian extortion ring. The mafia organization sold drugs, but also frozen fish.
Salvatore "Toto" Riina, nicknamed "the Beast," was one of the most feared godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia. He had been serving 26 life sentences and is thought to have ordered more than 150 murders.
Massimo Carminati and Salvatore Buzzi have been sentenced to 20 and 19 years in prison respectively, after being found guilty of stealing millions in public money. However, they were spared of a special Mafia conviction.
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