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Palermo, Sicily  –  Palermo police arrested five people believed to be high ranking members of  the Cosa Nostra clan of Misilmeri who allegedly used their mafia clout to win contracts and structure policy of municipal government, facilitating the election of the President of City Council and other councilors.
 
  Suspects  Francesco Lo Gerfo  , alleged boss of the district of Misilmeri, Mariano Falletta,   Stefano Lo Verso,  Antonino Messicati Vitale, and  Vincenzo Ganci  are all accused of  mafia-type criminal association aimed at extortion.