Blog Posts - Calabrian Mafia



Picasso and Dali artworks go on show after being recovered from Mafia collection

A priceless art collection featuring masterpieces by 20th century greats Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Giorgio De Chirico, has been seized from a notorious Mafia boss and is now on public display for the first time in southern Italy. More than 100...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

Picasso and Dali artworks go on show after being recovered from Mafia collection

A priceless art collection featuring masterpieces by 20th century greats Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Giorgio De Chirico, has been seized from a notorious Mafia boss and is now on public display for the first time in southern Italy. More than 100...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

21 ‘Ndrangheta arrests near Turin

Gang ‘dealt in weapons, drugs since 2007′ Turin, May 7 – Italian police on Tuesday arrested 21 people around Italy for crimes allegedly commissioned and committed by an ‘Ndrangheta Calabrian mafia cell near Turin. The cell, or...
by Mafia Today on May 8, 2013

THE MAFIA’S SECRET BUNKERS

Mafia historian John Dickie visits the tip of the toe of the Italian boot, otherwise known as Calabria, to tell the story of Italy’s most powerful crime network. Born out of prison gangs in the 1880s, the Calabrian mafia, or ’Ndrangheta, has alwa...
by Mafia Today on Apr 30, 2013

THE MAFIA’S SECRET BUNKERS

Mafia historian John Dickie visits the tip of the toe of the Italian boot, otherwise known as Calabria, to tell the story of Italy’s most powerful crime network. Born out of prison gangs in the 1880s, the Calabrian mafia, or ’Ndrangheta, has alwa...
by Mafia Today on Apr 30, 2013

Colombia: ‘Most wanted’ Calabrian mafia boss arrested

Reggio Calabria, 26 April (AKI) – Police on Friday in Colombia arrested a Calabriani mafia boss who was among the Italian goverment’s ‘most wanted’ fugitives. Domenico Trimboli, known as Pasquale, was arrrested in Medellin, Co...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

Colombia: ‘Most wanted’ Calabrian mafia boss arrested

Reggio Calabria, 26 April (AKI) – Police on Friday in Colombia arrested a Calabriani mafia boss who was among the Italian goverment’s ‘most wanted’ fugitives. Domenico Trimboli, known as Pasquale, was arrrested in Medellin, Co...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

Ndrangheta Boss Strangio Arrested In Northern Italy

Italian authorities have arrested the reputed boss of the Nirta-Strangio clan of the Calabrian Mafia or Ndrangheta. Sebastiano Strangio was found in Northern Italy living under a new name using fake paperwork. He is suspected of playing a leading rol...
by Mafia Today on Apr 22, 2013

Ndrangheta Boss Strangio Arrested In Northern Italy

Italian authorities have arrested the reputed boss of the Nirta-Strangio clan of the Calabrian Mafia or Ndrangheta. Sebastiano Strangio was found in Northern Italy living under a new name using fake paperwork. He is suspected of playing a leading rol...
by Mafia Today on Apr 22, 2013

Camorra Mafia Ruling Boss Gennaro Trambarulo Arrested In Naples

Naples authorities have arrested Gennaro Trambarulo a high ranking member of the Neapolitan Mafia also known as the Camorra. Trambarulo is an alleged leader in the so called “mixed group” a sort of commission which oversees the operations of the...
by Mafia Today on Mar 23, 2013

Hands over the city

The long arm of organised crime stretches to Milan ITALY’S financial capital is nothing like Reggio Calabria. Yet when Reggio’s city council was dissolved early last month, Milanese prosecutors promptly arrested Lombardy’s head of housing, Dome...
by Mafia Today on Nov 8, 2012

Hands over the city

The long arm of organised crime stretches to Milan ITALY’S financial capital is nothing like Reggio Calabria. Yet when Reggio’s city council was dissolved early last month, Milanese prosecutors promptly arrested Lombardy’s head of housing, Dome...
by Mafia Today on Nov 8, 2012

Italy: Police seize ‘symbolic’ Calabrian mafia villa

Reggio Calabria, 22 Oct. (AKI) – Italian police Monday impounded a four-storey villa in southern Italy worth an estimated three million euros from the elderly widow of late Calabrian mafia boss Antonino Gallico. Police described the concrete vi...
by Mafia Today on Oct 22, 2012

Italy: Police arrest 12 Calabrian mafia suspects in south

Reggio Calabria, 19 Oct. (AKI) – Police on Friday in southern Italy arrested 12 people suspected of links to the Calabrian mafia, of extortion, fraud and possessing illegal weapons. The arrests followed a probe in the Calabrian city of Reggio C...
by Mafia Today on Oct 21, 2012

Making a killing on contracts: how Italy’s Mafia has plundered EU building funds

The suspension of a city council in southern Italy has shone a light on how the EU poured hundreds of millions of euros into Italy’s Mafia black hole. AS the spiritual pilgrimage site for the world’s most powerful Mafia bosses, the Shrine...
by Mafia Today on Oct 21, 2012

Few Mafia members in Thunder Bay, expert says

A Calabrian Mafia expert doubts the group is criminally active in Thunder Bay, but he said a few members may live in the community. Dozens of people flocked to hear Toronto-based author Antonio Nicaso speak about Italy’s political and economic...
by Mafia Today on Oct 19, 2012

Few Mafia members in Thunder Bay, expert says

A Calabrian Mafia expert doubts the group is criminally active in Thunder Bay, but he said a few members may live in the community. Dozens of people flocked to hear Toronto-based author Antonio Nicaso speak about Italy’s political and economic...
by Mafia Today on Oct 19, 2012

The real cost of the Mob’s rule

ORGANISED CRIME: To most of us, TV’s Tony Soprano and his henchmen are compelling entertainment, but, to Italians, the Mafia’s grip is no laughing matter The Honoured Society: The Secret History of Italy’s Most Powerful Mafia, By Petra Reski, A...
by Mafia Today on Aug 18, 2012

The real cost of the Mob’s rule

ORGANISED CRIME: To most of us, TV’s Tony Soprano and his henchmen are compelling entertainment, but, to Italians, the Mafia’s grip is no laughing matter The Honoured Society: The Secret History of Italy’s Most Powerful Mafia, By Petra Reski, A...
by Mafia Today on Aug 18, 2012

Convicted cocaine runner Nicola Ciconte is living the high life on the Gold Coast

A MAFIA cocaine trafficker on the run from Italian authorities is leading the life of a swindler on the Gold Coast. Nicola Ciconte, who faces being deported to spend 25 years in jail over a half-tonne cocaine importation into Australia, has left a tr...
by Mafia Today on Jul 26, 2012


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