'Judicial and law enforcement authorities from the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and Belgium are now executing arrests and seizures against a Ndrangheta criminal group involved in cocaine trafficking, money laundering, bribery and violence, ' European legal cooperation organisation Eurojust saidin a statement.
Police launched a string of anti-mafia raids on Wednesday, targeting the notorious criminal franchise in Italy, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands, according to authorities.
The Ndrangheta mafia operates from Calabria in southern Italy and is one of the world's largest crime syndicates, controlling as much as 80 percent of Europe's cocaine trade.
He said that fighting organized crime across state lines "requires judicial instruments like the ones used in this occasion in Europe, which allowed us to coordinate our regulations, and enabled us to counter 'Ndrangheta".
Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) also said raids had been carried out on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
The crackdown was coordinated by Eurojust, a European unit established to fight cross-border organized crime. "They are not the only ones able to operate across borders", said Filippo Spiezia, vice president of Eurojust. He was arrested together with with 45 other top mobsters, Italian authorities said Tuesday.
"There is no more room for this type of scum in Italy", he added.
Some 140 kilograms of ecstasy pills and 3 000-4 000 kilos of cocaine were seized during the operation, Dutch prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said at a press conference in The Hague on Wednesday.
At least 90 suspected Sicilian mafia members are under arrest on suspicion of drug trafficking, money laundering, bribery and violence.
Speaking in The Hague, De Raho said the arrests "are nothing for 'Ndrangheta".
The Belgian operations were concentrated on the Limburg area, home to many people of Italian descent who moved there after World War II to work in coal mines, Belgian prosecutors said.
Among the 'ndrangheta clans hardest hit by Wednesday's raids was the Pelle-Vottari crime family, investigators said.
Italian prosecutor Federico Cafiero de Raho told reporters on Monday that he expects an ongoing investigation into 'Ndrangheta and that what the arrests made so far are "nothing to them".
He said that members of the mafia establish sophisticated networks with links to legitimate businesses and institutions in order to hide their criminal activity.
The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between Trump and Xi at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires . Tensions between Washington and Beijing increased in recent weeks ahead of the meeting between Trump and Xi.
With the help of dozens of passers-by they managed to get the grate off and search underneath for at least two hours. The couple reportedly went to the police for help, but officials were unable to locate the ring and the couple left.
The debate is being carried out as a caravan of Central American migrants at the US-Mexico border has been making headlines. And the journey, which began for majority in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, is also taking a physical toll.
A "vast majority" of the 42 arrested on Sunday were adult males, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Those who were arrested were accused of illegally entering the USA ; 27 were men and 15 women and children.
Since then, he and other Fed officials have sounded a bit more cautious, nodding to a slowdown in Europe, Japan and China. In the week ahead, the Fed will see one of the last big economic statistics before its next interest rate decision.
He will make $7.56 million this year and has $7.5 million on his deal for next year, although less than half of it is guaranteed. In three seasons with Cleveland, he averaged 9.3 points per game, mostly scoring his points from jumpers and three-point shots.
That left the oil market dangling in uncertainty before non-OPEC allies join the group for a second day of talks on Friday. However, when oil producers realized the sanctions fell far short of what had been expected, fears of oversupply followed.
The annual summit of leaders of the top 20 economies of the world is being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump was also scheduled to speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
But Everton could also point to two glorious first-half chances that might have ended their 19-year wait for a win at Anfield . I can not tell you if it was disrespectful because I didn't see it. "It's nothing too serious we don't think", said Dyche.
He also faces probes by the Shenzhen City Medical Ethics Expert Board and the Chinese Academy of Science's academic division. He defended the work, saying gene editing would help protect the girls from infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Per the Telegraph , a January move is possible, but only if Jose Mourinho is seen as the long term manager at the club.
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