Suspected Mafia boss arrested in Italy

300 people arrested in police sweep

Italian police arrested 300 people today who are believed to be connected with the Calabrian Mafia. Also known as the Ndrangheta, the crime family is linked to murder and money laundering. Police say they arrested the 80-year-old family head, Domenico Oppedisano, in a small coastal town in Calabria. In Milan, Police also nabbed the organization’s manager. According to reports, arrests were made in the U.S. that were linked to the Calabrian clan. The Mafia group is a major player in organized crime throughout Europe and is allegedly involved in the drug trade in South America.

BBC News