Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Caterina Giancotti - female 'Ndrangheta boss lassoed

Italian police made 49 arrests in a Milan probe into a branch of the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta mafia in the city of Rho. Cops said they had found a women among the top 'Ndrangheta bosses, who was "even more merciless than the males". Caterina Giancotti is the right hand of Cristian Bandiera, son of boss Gaetano Bandiera. Giancotti's role was not only in extortion but also in drug trafficking. In all, cops said they found five women among the 'Ndrangheta operatives in Lombardy. Police seized assets worth 40m euros.

Cop intercepts turned up threats including "I'll eat your liver and that of those two shitty rats," "today I'll come to your house and batter you to death" and "remember that they're going to bring me a piece of you".