Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The Black Axe: Italy Faces Chilling New Organised Crime Group More Ruthless Than The Mafia
Simon Osborne at the British newspaper the Daily Express reports on a new organized crime threat in Italy.
The Black Axe - a Nigerian criminal network that rules by fear - is involved in drug dealing, prostitution and the fraudulent transfer of money between Europe and Nigeria.
And the ruthless organisation is now working alongside the Sicilian mafia - the notorious and powerful Cosa Nostra - after striking a deal with underworld bosses in the island’s capital Palermo and buying the rights to operate in designated areas.
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