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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... Copacabana Palace Hotel in June 1971, Zippo ordered fifty kilos of heroin from
Michel Nicoli, which were then smuggled up from Rio by car, and delivered to
Eagle Cheese. A month or so later, Buscetta and Zippo ordered another fifty kilos,
The inauguration of the pipeline in 1977 brought an irruption of heroin such as
America had never seen. Sicilian traffickers were ... He carried some twelve kilos
of heroin to the one city and three hundred kilos to the other. Twice, he brought ...
Others were linked up directly to suppliers of refined heroin in Southeast Asia:
pure China White from the Golden Triangle, coming to Sicily in massive
shipments of two hundred, three hundred, and even five hundred kilos. Diff`erent
clans ran ...
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