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43 'Ndrangheta arrests

50 mln assets seized

27 September, 14:37
43 'Ndrangheta arrests (ANSA) - Catanzaro, September 27 - Raids by Italy's financial police in parts of southern Italy have led to the seizure of 50 million euros in assets from gangs affiliated with the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta crime organization and its international drug-trafficking operations. As well, 43 people have been arrested on orders that reached further north into Lazio, Campania, and Tuscany as police search for members of two different criminal organizations.

The arrests and seizures followed two separate investigations by police and financial authorities in the area of Lamezia Terme and Ciro Marina in Calabria.