This is a file photo of an Italian police officer taking in custody Michele Gucciardi, left, one of the 11 men suspected of helping No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive Matteo Messina Denaro, in Palermo, Italy, on Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Fucarini)
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Italy's anti-Mafia police arrested 68 suspected mobsters Wednesday in a vast international blitz on organized crime groups that had joined forces to make millions of euros through online gambling.Some 800 policemen were mobilized to bring in suspects from the Cosa Nostra in Sicily, 'Ndrangheta in Calabria and Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia, the national organized crime-fighting body said in a statement.Those arrested were accused of Mafia association, money recycling, fraud and tax dodging.For the SCU leg of the operation alone, investigators monitored 167 suspects, listened to 190,000 wiretaps and watched 40,000 hours of video surveillance footage.
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