Octopus: The Long Reach of the International Sicilian Mafia
Simon & Schuster, 1991 - 384 pagine
A shocking expose of how the Sicilian Mafia uses financial influence and ruthless violence to control the international narcotics trade. "The most definitive work yet published on the transformation of the old bootlegging and gambling Mafia into a multinational conglomerate".--The Washington Times.
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Western Europe had not only caught up with but surpassed the United States in
addicts. By unofficial State Department estimate, Europeans were consuming ten
to fifteen tons of heroin a year in 1988, at least half again as much as per capita ...
The United States had nothing on him except illegal entry, by means of his nearly
impeccable Mexican passport. Buscetta was ordered to leave the country, so in
the spring of 1971, he moved to Brazil, taking along his oldest son Benedetto ...
In another decade, an unending river of dollars would flow from the United States
to some small bank in Montreal, and from there by telex around the globe until
reaching the Cuntreras in Caracas. Six or seven tellers would spend a full day ...
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