Skip navigation

Daily Archives: July 6th, 2013

MAFIA CALABRIAN

Colombian police say they have caught the alleged boss of Italy’s Calabrian mafia, who they described as Europe’s most wanted drugs trafficker
 
Roberto Pannunzi,  known as the Pablo Escobar of Italy–was detained in a shopping center  in the capital, Bogota, authorities said.
 

He had been on the run since 2010, when he fled from a clinic in Rome where he was receiving treatment for heart problems as a prisoner

Italian prosecutors accuse Pannunzi of establishing the transatlantic cocaine trade between Italy and Colombia.

As alleged head of the ‘Ndrangheta, the Calabrian mafia, he is suspected of helping to import up to two tonnes of cocaine into Europe per month 

 Read Rest  BBCnews