This file photo taken on April 28, 2005 in Bagheria shows women looking at posters bearing pictures of "Cosa Nostra" mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano. AFP / FABRIZIO VILLA
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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.Prosecutors in Reggio Calabria said its investigation into the online gambling sector in Italy's southern tip uncovered a secret 'Ndrangheta meeting place the Our Lady of the Mountain sanctuary in the heart of the Aspromonte mountains.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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