Nicola Assisi, ‘Ndrangheta’s most important cocaine broker.
Curio Pintus and Manlio Cerroni: two brokers and two men to infiltrate the African continent.
One of the biggest leaks in history reveals the offshore companies used to hide wealth.
From Calabria, the ‘Ndrangheta stretches its tentacles throughout Europe. We tell the story of a police operation that led to the bust of 116 of its alleged members and how ‘Ndrangheta operates a state within a state.
“U Capra” – or “the Goat” – had escaped arrest after being sentenced in 1994 to a jail term of 28 years and eight months for international drug trafficking. Authorities thought for long he was hiding in Germany or Latin America.
Anti mafia prosecutors in Milan accused the arrested of money laundering, tax-related violations and criminal association with the Sicilian Cosa Nostra.
The ones arrested allegedly siphoned off over 30 million euros in state funds in the past decade, investigators say.
Rocco Barbaro has been fugitive since 2015, when he was sentenced for association in mafia and for a property fictitiously registered. The Italian Interior Minister shortlisted Barbaro among the 30 most dangerous fugitives in Italy.
The EU is spending millions forcibly sending people back to their home countries with one case costing up to €90,000 per head. An EUobserver probe of some 100 joint return flights coordinated by the EU’s border agency, Frontex, has revealed some startling facts.
The Legal Assistance Office of Ossigeno has taken over the defense of freelance Lorenzo Bagnoli and Lorenzo Bodrero, authors of an article on L’Espresso.
For over nine months, reporters from OCCRP and Slidstvo.Info conducted their own investigation, both into the murder of Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet and into the police probe – and recorded every step of the way. “Killing Pavel” is the result of these efforts.
A convicted terrorist with links to alleged Italian mafiosi has been allowed to continue with his luxurious life in London after a judge said extradition would breach his human rights.
The Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy, is one of the winners of Google’s Digital News Initiative and will receive funding for its new project “Mafia Files”. The fund, in its second edition, encourages...
Journalists oppose EU Parliament in Court, reiterate their request for MEPs’ expenses to be made public
Journalists call EU Parliament ’s reasons for refusing to disclose documentation about MEPs’ expenses disappointing.
For the first time ever journalists representing all European member states have teamed up to file complaints with the European Court of Justice against the European Parliament (EP). The institution refused to grant the journalists’ requests for access to information...
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