19 June 2012

Italy convicts local Mafia in Australia

THREE Mafia figures living freely in Australia and labelled "extremely dangerous" by Italian authorities have been sentenced in absentia to long jail terms for international drug trafficking.
The Saturday Age can reveal that Australian men Nicola Ciconte, Vincenzo Medici and Michael Calleja have been convicted and sentenced in Italy for their role in a plot to smuggle up to 500 kilograms of cocaine into Australia.

Read more:  http://www.smh.com.au/national/italy-convicts-local-mafia-20120615-20fok.html#ixzz1yF88aLM3

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