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Nettet strammer til om Italiens mafiabosser

Øget politisamarbejde på tværs af grænser og digitale fodspor gør det i dag sværere for mafiabosserne at gemme sig, lyder det fra ekspert.

Mafiabossen Domenico Paviglianiti, der er en del af 'Ndrangheta-klanen fra Syditalien og kendt som "bossernes boss",  blev arresteret i begyndelsen af august i Madrid. Foto: Italian Carabinieri/AP In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, a man identified by Italian Police as longtime fugitive Rocco Morabito looks down after being arrested in a Montevideo hotel, Uruguay. Italian authorities say a top 'ndrangheta crime syndicate boss, on the run since 1994, has been arrested in Uruguay where he had been living under a false name and with a forged Brazilian passport. Reggio Calabria Chief Prosecutor Federico Cafiero de Raho said Monday longtime fugitive Rocco Morabito played a big role in cocaine trafficking between South America and Milan, a distribution point for the drug to be sold elsewhere. The Calabria-based 'ndrangheta is one of the world's biggest cocaine traffickers. (Italian Police via AP) An image generated by the Italian state police forensics laboratory shows a computer rendition of what mafia fugitive Matteo Messina Denaro may look like in recent years, in this photo released in Palermo July 4, 2011. Denaro, 49, considered one of the biggest mafia bosses in Italy, has been on the run since 1993. REUTERS/Italian State Police Scientific Laboratory/Handout (ITALY - Tags: CRIME LAW) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS Raffaele Imperiale, 47, from Castellammare di Stabia (Naples, south Italy), considered one of the most dangerous fugitives in the world, organizer of a vast network of drug traffickers and money laundering, was arrested on 4 August (but the news was released today) in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, by the local police. The Italian criminal is nicknamed the 'Van Gogh boss' for having bought two priceless paintings by the Dutch painter on the black market, stolen in 2002 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Pictured: Raffaele Imperiale Ref: SPL5247161 190821 NON-EXCLUSIVE Picture by: DAPRESS / SplashNews.com Splash News and Pictures USA: +1 310-525-5808 London: +44 (0)20 8126 1009 Berlin: +49 175 3764 166 photodesk@splashnews.com World Rights, No Italy Rights Før var det et callcenter. Nu er en bygning i et industriområde i den syditalienske by Lamenzia Terme blevet lavet om til en retssal, der skal huse den største retssag mod mafiaen i Italien i 30 år. Foto: Gianluca Chininea/AFP 355 mennesker står anklaget i den store retssag mod mafiaen i Italien. Det er den største retssag mod mafiaen i Italien i årtier. Foto: Gianluca Chinnea/AFP

”Kokainkongen fra Milano” (Rocco Morabito), ”bossernes boss” (Domenico Paviglianiti) og den kunstelskende narkobaron Raffaele Imperiale er blevet kaldt nogle af Italiens mest magtfulde mafiabosser. Men i 2021 har de også fået en anden ting tilfælles.

Efter at have været eftersøgt i årevis er de i årets løb blevet sat bag tremmer og er dermed blevet prominente ansigter på en udvikling, der viser, at ordensmagten i stigende grad lykkes med at få skovlen under store kanoner i den italienske mafiaverden. ..

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