The Slovak reporter found dead at his home on Sunday was working on a story about political corruption at the highest level. Jan Kuciak was writing about links between the Italian Mafia and the Slovak government.
The largest internationally coordinated anti-Mafia action in the EU led to the arrests of more than 80 suspected 'ndrangheta members. But the fight requires deeper cooperation, DW's Tomasz Bielecki writes.
The 10-episode show with echoes of hit Berlin gangster crime series "4 Blocks" streams on Netflix in 190 countries from December 7. The multilayered underworld drama also seeks to showcase Berlin's cultural diversity.
The man who shot the Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak was an ex-police officer, Slovak officials have said. Prosecutor say the killer was paid €70,000 ($81,100) for the hit by a female suspect.
Carefully coordinated police raids in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium netted 84 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta. Most known for global cocaine trafficking, the organization has been buying property.
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