Giuseppe Setola is serving a life term for heading a hit squad for the Casalesi clan from the Camorra or Neapolitan Mafia, and now the imprisoned mobster wants to atone for his sins by becoming a government witness after the late pope John Paul II appeared to him in a dream as reported by ANSA.
Several already-imprisoned mobsters from the Casalesi clan of the Camorra or Neapolitan Mafia have been charged for their alleged roles in the 1989 murder of 21-year-old Paolo Letizia "in a turf war that erupted after the killing of Antonio Bardellino, one of the founders of the Casalesi clan" as reported by ANSA.
The good people of Naples, Italy who report the bad deeds of degenerate mobsters from the notorious Camorra will get tax breaks for three years as a just reward for their brave whistleblowing as reported by the International Business Times.
Naples Mayor Luigi de Magistris said "this is a revolutionary principle" as reported by ANSA: "we are trying to promote the reporting of hateful crimes such as loan sharking and racketeering through economic incentives, while signaling that institutions stand by honest and courageous citizens."
Premier Matteo Renzi told students on the first day of school at the Pino Puglisi institute -- named after the priest who was murdered in 1993 for urging youth not to join the Mafia -- that the crime families remain strong not only in the country's South "but particularly in the North with its economic connections" as reported by ANSA.
Italy's four principal Mafia groups are based in the wretched God-forsaken southern regions -- Cosa Nostra in Sicily, Camorra in Naples, 'Ndrangheta in Calabria and Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia -- but in recent years have migrated like an invasive species to the more affluent northern regions to launder their money from the intenational drug smuggling trade.