About 60 Mafia suspects arrested in Italy: police

ROME, May 27, 2009 (AFP) - About 60 presumed Mafia members, including several clan bosses, were arrested early Wednesday in the Naples region in a sweeping crackdown, Italian police said.

"We had issued arrest warrants against 64 people suspected of belonging to a very big clan of the Camorra," or the Neapolitan Mafia, a police spokesman told AFP.

The suspects from the Sarno clan are accused of extortion, usury and trafficking in drugs, a police statement said.

Source: AFP

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