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Daily Archives: January 30th, 2011

Mafia and Mexicans unite for drug push. TWO of the world’s most feared organised crime groups are working together to exploit the Australian cocaine market.

The head of the UN’s Office of Drugs and Crime in Mexico City, Antonio Mazzitelli, believes Mexican drug cartels have struck deals with Australian members of the powerful Italian mafia, the ‘Ndrangheta, or Calabrian Mafia  to capitalise on the country’s hugely profitable cocaine trade.

Mr Mazzitelli told The Australian that the Mexican cartels had turned to the ‘Ndrangheta — which was formed in the Calabria region in Italy’s south and is now the most powerful of the Italian mafias — to help them establish business in new markets.  Read More  Click here: Mafia and Mexicans unite for drug push | The Australian