A secret pact between the Sicilian Mafia and the Italian State has resulted in the conviction of eight men, including Mafia bosses and police and government officials, among them a close political associate of Silvio Berlusconi. The
For a Sicilian Cosa Nostra boss loyal to omerta, the code of silence, Toto Riina was quoted in the media an awful lot of times in the past few months. His incriminating and outright hostile words brought back memories of his vicious
No one is untouchable. Of course, others are easier to touch than others. In Italy this is being proven each and every day as Mafiosi and corrupt politicians escape justice by abusing one of the many loopholes the law offer
‘Man lives with the society he finds around him.’
Salvatore Lima, Christian Democratic politician,
Murdered by the Mafia, March 1992.
By Thom L. Jones for Gangsters Inc.
If he was right in what he said, it happened on the afternoon of September 20t