In Italy have arrested 45 members of one of the clans of the Neapolitan «Camorra»

© AFP 2018 / Tiziana FabiСотрудники national military police of Italy. Archival photoIn Italy have arrested 45 members of one of the clans of the Neapolitan «Camorra»© 2018 AFP / Tiziana Fabi

Italian law enforcement authorities on Tuesday arrested 45 members of one of the clans of the Neapolitan mafia «Camorra,» the local media reported.

Clan Mocca operated since 2011 in various districts of the Metropolitan region of Lazio and in the neighboring province of Naples. It detained the representatives are charged with possession of weapons, laundering of large sums in extortion and participation in a mafia organisation.

The investigation managed to find out how the imprisoned leaders of the group continued to manage it through correspondence with the Trustees.

Investigators said that also managed to identify the top criminal clan, which included well-known «widow of the Camorra,» Anna Mazza, who died a few years ago.

«Camorra» became world famous thanks to the novel-the story of Roberto Saviano «Gomorrah», for which the bosses of the Neapolitan mafia, sentenced the writer to death. The main sources of income are drug trafficking and disposal of waste.

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