Monday, July 6, 2009

'Ndrangheta Moves Into Milan

Long concentrated in Italy's poor, rural South, organized crime is now moving to its wealthy, urbanized North.

In particular, the cash-rich 'Ndrangheta is capitalizing upon the recession tomove into Milan, according to the Daily Telegraph.

"Claudio De Albertis, president of Assimpredil, the organisation representing construction companies, said the pending recession would make it easier for 'Ndrangheta gangs to buy their way into legitimate firms, as such businesses would be finding it harder to get bank credit."

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