Mafia arrests after Amsterdam raids

Amsterdam police said today they had arrested three suspected senior members of the Mafia during an investigation into drugs-running between The Netherlands and Italy. The three, aged 50, 53, and 56, were identified after raids on houses in Amstelveen and Amsterdam-Zuid. .

Police also seized 35 kilos of illegal drugs, €2m in cash and two guns. Two of the men are said to be connected to the Napolitan Camorra, the other is from a smaller crime family. A 45-year-old woman was also picked up and police said more arrests may follow.

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