(ANSA) - TURIN, 05 MAY - A police operation is underway against the 'Ndrangheta, coordinated by the Turin Public Prosecutor's Office, which involves over 200 women and men from the Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate (Dia) and about a hundred police, carabinieri and of the finance police.
The operation, called 'Platinum-Dia', represents, according to investigators, "a hard blow" to the 'Ndrangheta. In addition to the Italian territory, Germany, Romania and Spain are also involved.
Numerous precautionary custody measures and searches, issued by the Court of Turin at the request of the Piedmontese Anti-Mafia District Directorate (Dda) and coordinated by the National Anti-Mafia Directorate (Dna), in Italy and Germany, against subjects deemed affiliated with the 'Ndrangheta.
These are subjects active in the "local" of Volpiano (Turin), considered the economic terminal of the Agresta family of Platì (Reggio Calabria), as well as towards exponents of the Giorgi family, called "Boviciani", of San Luca, considered responsible for international drug trafficking and active in Piedmont, Calabria, Sardinia and, in Germany, in the Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg, in the tourist resorts of Lake Constance.
A real "European mafia network", as the president of the Anti-Mafia Commission Nicola Morra defines it, applauding the staff of Dia.
Numerous assets have been seized, including construction cooperatives, real estate, cars, bank and postal current accounts for several million euros, including companies that manage bars and establishments in Turin. (HANDLE).