Monday, April 2, 2012

Mafia Fugitive Caught Behind 'Magic Mirror'

Josephine McKenna at the British newspaper the Telegraph reports on the capture of an organized crime fugitive in Italy.

Antonio Cardillo, a 34-year-old alleged crime boss affiliated with the Lo Russo clan of the Naples Camorra, was arrested by Carabinieri police in a raid early Saturday after they discovered a ruse reminiscent of a classic spy novel.

Cardillo had been at large for 18 months but had apparently been living at home with his family in Marano di Napoli on the outskirts of the city.

... As they continued their search of the house they found a tiny remote control device that did not appear to belong to a television, computer or any other appliance.

But when they entered the walk-in wardrobe beside the master bedroom and activated the remote control, a full-length mirror that seemed to be attached to the wall moved aside.

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