Police arrest over 70 mafia members in Italy and Switzerland

Italy’s Financial Guard and Swiss Police arrest 75 people in an operation against the influential criminal organization ‘Ndrangheta

According to the financial guard of the southern Italian province of Catanzaro, a total of 158 people are involved in this case.

Those arrested are accused of involvement in the mafia, international drug trafficking, money laundering, corruption and other serious crimes.

The operation involved 700 financial guards from Italy. Law enforcement officers have confiscated property of criminal clans totaling € 169 million.