16 'Ndrangheta convictions near Rome
190-year total in one of first Calabria Mob trials near capital22 October, 16:52
It was one of the first 'Ndrangheta trials in the province of Rome.
The 16 were found guilty of racketeering and drug trafficking.
'Ndrangheta, Italy's richest mafia because of its hold on the European cocaine market, has spread from Calabria to other parts of Italy and is active in the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France and eastern Europe.
A recent estimate put its turnover in Italy as equivalent to 3% of Italian GDP.