They were active in the drug trafficking international between Piedmont, Calabria, Sardinia but the business they came up in Germany, Spain e Romania. The men of the ‘local’ of Volpiano, in the Turin, economic terminal of the Reggio families were arrested in a maxi-blitz, taken at the end of an investigation by the Turin anti-mafia prosecutor, which involved over 200 agents of the Anti-Mafia Investigation Department, a hundred policemen, carabinieri and financiers as well as 500 men of the criminal police of Baden-Wuttemberg, of the Romanian and Spanish police. A “hard blow” to cosche, with numerous searches both in Italy and abroad e seizures for millions of euros.
Pre-trial detention measures – issued by Court of Turin at the request of the Piedmontese DDA and coordinated by the Dna – they concern people deemed to be affiliated with ‘ndrangheta, active in the ‘local’ of Volpiano, considered the economic terminal of Agresta family di Platì, as well as exponents of Giorgi family, called ‘Boviciani’, of San Luca, which also had their ‘cells’ in the Land of Baden Wuttemberg, in the tourist resorts of the Lake Constance.
Preventive seizures concern assets consisting of company compendia, cooperative companies and buildings, buildings, vehicles, bank current accounts and postal services, corresponding to an equivalent value of several million euros. In particular, 5 companies operating in the catering sector are the subject of the measure: the Caffè Millechicchi roasting and the bar Vip’s of Turin, one tobacco resale in Volpiano, la GP Immobiliare and the construction company General Construction based in the Piedmontese capital.
In connection with Rai News 24, Alberto Somma, head of the Dia center in Turin, explained that “they have allowed them to unveil an international drug trafficking network with offshoots up to South America ”. The investigation, he added, originated “from the statements of a collaborator of justice and led to the unveiling of the economic plots of organized crime in the municipality of Volpiano ”. During the investigation, the investigators also traced back to the Boviciani di San Luca, another family “dedicated to international drug trafficking”, which has a “point of reference in South America for imports that allowed the people involved huge earnings”.