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Daily Archives: August 14th, 2014

A special enforcing squad of  finance police from Reggio Calabria and Rome arrested 18 suspects Thursday, who are allegedly connected to a  criminal organisation dedicated to drug trafficking

Police simultaneously  seized  asserts worth about 10 million euros,including considerable amounts of cash,  proceeds of  international  trafficking of drugs, said Anti-mafia authorities.

The  suspects  supposedly smuggled cocaine shipped from South America to Italy through the seaport of Gioia Tauro, the largest container port in the Mediterranean, controlled by the Calabrian mafia or,’Ndangheta

Authorities allege the accused  were aided by port workers  on their payroll whom were among the arrested

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