Global Mafia News

A series of arrests in Western Sicily earlier this month have struck another blow at enigmatic Sicilian Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro. The dedicated Mafia hunters unit of the Carabinieri have struck some notable blows in recent years against Messina Denaro as they look to isolate him from his support network in Western Sicily. Also the new Italian President Sergio Mattarella has made the capture of the powerful Mafioso a top priority, Mattarella’s brother was murdered by the Corleonesi in 1980 for opposing Mafia influence in Sicilian politics. The mafia godfather has been wanted since 1993 and has already been convicted in absentia to life in prison for planning the infamous Florence bombings.

Eleven Mafioso who were a key part of Messina Denaro’s support network were picked up last week after a 4 year investigation into their activities. They were in charge of Messina Denaro’s communication system, called the “pizzini”, little…

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