WorldViews: For Rome’s mafia, more refugees means more money

By Rick Noack, December 5, 2014

Italy's mafia is renowned all over the world for its brutality and omnipresence in the south of the country. Judicial documents have now revealed surprising details about the organization's revenue sources in Rome. According to the Italian news agency ANSA, a mafia network run by Massimo Carminati — known in Italy as the "last king of Rome" — makes most of its revenue by extorting money destined for the country's Roma population and immigrants.

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