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Fight against Italian mafia: 16 judges arrested

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The Italian police has arrested sixteen judges during spot checks in the vicinity of Naples. These arrests are part of a broad scale operation in fight against mafia, BBC reported.

Spot checks were carried out by the Italian police department dealing with fight against corruption and tax dodgers.

In total, several hundred people were arrested, including sixteen judges working with various tax and real estate cases.

The spot check was directed towards the Fabrocino clan which is one of the most influential mafia families in Naples. The Fabrocino clan is suspected of trade with drugs and blackmail.

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