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18,119. There’s a dark heart to this tourist dream. Italy is also a society of organised crime, corruption and unsolved murders. Out of this chilling reality a new wave of crime fiction has emerged. With its own twist on the redemptions of the detective novel ... A noir world with no happy endings. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Fiction) Italian Noir: The Story of Italian Crime Fiction
18,120. The detective novels of Andrea Camilleri are set in contemporary Sicily. They deal with the casebook of the worldly Inspector Montalbano of the local police force. (Gangstas: Italy & Gangstas: Sicily & Sicily & Italy & Fiction) ibid.
18,121. In That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana Carlo Emilio Gadda employed a crime story to explore Italy’s fascist era. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Fiction) ibid.
120,511. Into the 1960s Leonardo Sciascia’s novels would expose the power of the Sicilian Mafia. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Fiction & Mafia) ibid.
18,122. This neo-fascist bombing began a decade of terror. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Fiction & Mafia & Gladio) ibid.
18,123. In 1978 the kidnapping and murder of former prime minister Aldo Moro troubled Italians. (Gangstas & Italy & Fiction & Mafia & Gladio) ibid.
18,124. The Goodbye Kiss is filmed as a modern-day noir. (Gangstas & Italy & Fiction) ibid.
18,125. Giancarlo de Cataldo: Romanzo Criminale. (Gangstas & Italy & Fiction) ibid.
18,126. There’s a new front line in the War against organised crime: in southern Italy’s rugged highlands a previously unknown criminal group meets ... Europe’s biggest cocaine traffickers. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia & Cocaine) John Dickie, This World: The Mafia's Secret Bunkers, BBC 2013
18,127. Forcing Mafiosi underground into bizarre and sophisticated bunkers. From here the run their criminal empires. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,128. Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta: building this subterranean labyrinth was a major enterprise. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,129. A secret society of criminals: kidnapping for ransom ... often for years. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,130. Cosa Nostra works like a shadow state using extortion as its tax. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,131. A global Mafia federation with an annual turnover estimated at forty-four billion Euros. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,132. Calabria’s institutions have been profoundly infiltrated. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
18,133. The gangstas hold the real power in the region. (Gangstas: Italy & Italy & Mafia) ibid.
74,227. The branch of the Mob hounded by the Italian justice system is called the Ndrangheta. Lea [Garofalo] tried to help overthrow its power, but only by putting her own life at risk. It was a crime which forced Italy to confront ugly truths. Evil Up Close: Victim of the Mob s5e4
74,228. Over the past twenty-five years the victims of the Ndrangheta have been more than two hundred. ibid.
121,841. The ’Ndrangheta organisation uses murder, kidnapping and fear to control scores of villages like this … The ’Ndrangheta is actually growing in power, spreading internationally. (Mediterranean & Gangstas: Italy) Mediterranean with Simon Reeve I, BBC 2018
131,342. Pompeii: the ancient Roman city destroyed and buried by a volcano. Now experts are re-examining a 2000-year-old crime scene in the city: a basement full of bodies, many of them robbed of all their worldly goods. It’s an investigation that will reveal Pompeii was living in fear of criminal gangs where rough justice ruled and where retribution and brutality were never far away. Could our image of Pompeii as a highly civilised Roman metropolis be false? New evidence is revealing an underworld of lawlessness and godfathers. A city where the fear of death loomed large long before the cataclismic eruption. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) Gangs of Pompeii aka Pompeii: The Bodies in the Basement
131,343. A world where thieves would steal from the dead in the midst of a natural disaster. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid.
131,344. An enormous underclass … ‘Ordinary people had a difficult life, had a short life, lived a much more violent life.’ (Pompeii: Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid. Dr Russell
131,345. The Roman empire was surprisingly lawless. As far as the government was concerned, protecting life and property was a matter for individuals. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid.
131,346. Groups were known to use violence to get their own way. The graffiti across Pompeii reveals the city was gripped by powerful collegia, each with their own agenda. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid.
131,347. Growing friction between Pompeii and its neighbours. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid.
131,348. Rome laid down measures to take back control. (Pompeii & Gangstas: Italy & Empire: Roman) ibid.
Romanzo Criminale *****
19,647. Do you know who I am? ... I was with Lebanese! Romanzo Criminale s1e1 starring Francesco Montanari & Vinicio Marchioni & Alessandro Roja & Marco Bocci & Daniela Virgilio & Andrea Sartoretti et al, old man's protest
19,648. President of the Lawyers’ Association killed by the Red Brigades. ibid. radio news
19,649. What will you do with all this stuff? ibid. Terrible to Lebanese
19,650. What the fuck do you need an arsenal for? ibid. gang member to Lebanese
19,651. We’re going to kidnap Baron Rosellini. (Gangstas: Rome & Kidnap) ibid. Lebanese
19,652. WE WANT BILLION LIRE TO RELEASE BARON ROSELLINI. (Gangstas: Rome & Kidnap) ibid. ransom note
19,653. We have to take Rome, Buffalo. And this is a joint project. ibid. Lebanese
19,654. What are you creating? A democracy of crooks? ibid. gangsta
19,655. What a pain in the arse! All this talk about comrades and fascists. Romanzo Criminale s1e2, two gangstas in car
19,656. It’s not only the dirt, the stench of death clings to you. (Gangstas: Rome & Death) ibid. Gangsta burying bodies
19,657. Half of Rome shoots up heroin, the other half snorts cocaine. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) ibid. Lebanese
19,658. Let’s give this madness a go. But if you screw up, you’re dead. All of you. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) ibid. drug supplier to Lebanese et al
19,659. This is our last chance. If you don’t feel up to it, take your share and go. Because if you stay, you’ll have a month of hell. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) ibid. Lebanese to gang
19,660. Because now we have the stuff we have to peddle it. I will remind you that we have a pact with Sardo. One of those pacts we have to honour. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) Romanzo Criminale s1e3, Lebanese to gang
19,661. You have two weeks to persuade them to sell our stuff, and nothing else. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) ibid.
19,662. Half of the junkies in Rome are shooting up with our stuff. We’ll soon have Sardo on the payroll. (Gangstas: Rome & Drugs) ibid.
19,663. The fourth Andreotti Government was passed with the abstention of the Communist Party. ibid. news
19,664. Equal shares for everyone. Romanzo Criminale s1e4, Lebanese to gang
19,665. Trial underway, Red Brigades threaten the jury. Il Messaggero headline
19,666. We have to wait. We can’t afford to start a war with him just yet. ibid. Lebanese to gang
19,667. When we’re stronger, we send him [Terrible] to feed the maggots below ground. ibid. Lebenese
19,668. And what’s the result? The biggest criminal gang Rome’s ever seen. ibid. detective to boss
19,669. They’re just kidnapped the Honorable Moro, and slaughtered his police escort. (Gangstas: Rome & Kidnap) ibid. Boss to detective
19,670. The Honourable Moro had just left his home on his way to Parliament, to give his vote of confidence to the new Andreotti Government, when he was blocked by a gang of terrorists, presumably members of the Red Brigade. (Gangstas: Rome & Kidnap) ibid. radio news
19,671. The sixth communique from the BR is a spine-chilling announcement. The terrorists claim the interrogation is now over, and that Aldo Moro is to be sentenced to death. Romanzo Criminale s1e5, news report
19,672. If we stick together, we’ll take over the whole of Italy. Lebanese to gang
19,673. I don’t hang around with aristocrats. (Gangstas: Rome & Aristocrats) Romanzo Criminale s1e6, Lebanese’s prison interview
19,674. For the moment the only thing they’ve found are the banknotes from the ransom, so all they have is money laundering. ibid. Lebanese’s lawyer
19,675. Lebanese, think it was wise to tell an ’Ndrangheta boss to fuck off? ibid. gangster
19,676. The only true Catholics in Italy are the Red Brigades. ibid. chief rozzer
19,677. Listen, I give the orders in here from now on, and you will obey. Or next time it’ll be you have to explain yourself to the Almighty. ibid. Lebanese to prison Don
19,678. The body of the Honorable Aldo Moro has been found in Via Caetani in Rome in the boot of a red Renault 4. The discovery was made after a phone call from the Red Brigades. ibid. radio news
19,679. We’ve been doing business with a guy who stabbed us in the back. Now we have to show him we’re not messin’ about. Romanzo Criminale s1e7, Lebanese to gang
19,680. Investigations continue all over Italy into the murder of DC President, Aldo Moro. ibid. radio news
19,681. It has to be an armed struggle. ibid. Sandra, Red Brigade radio broadcast
19,682. Lebanese sends his best regards. ibid. Freddo stabs Terrible