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How to Uproot the Extortion Racket: the Ercolano Model

23 May, 2018
Dr Chris Bowkett

In 2009, a few scrap pieces of paper were found in a cupboard during an arrest of a camorrista – a member of the Neapolitan Camorra – in the town of Ercolano, close to Naples. This scrap paper listed businesses in the area, zone by zone, followed by a number ranging somewhere between 400–1,500.…

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