A UK-based mafia expert says Italy's largest so-called 'maxi-trial' for three decades was established despite enormous logistical problems which make bringing mafiosi to justice a very difficult task.
Anna Sergi, senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex, says the prosecution of 355 defendants – including alleged mafiosi, parliamentarians, police, and businessmen – shows how seriously Italy is taking efforts to clean up the illegal economy.
Sergi says a new network established by International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), in conjunction with its European cousin Europol, will help future efforts to fight the global scourge of the mafia, in particular the 'Ndrangheta clan.
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