Acquaro murder: what is the mafia and where does it operate?

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The murder in Melbourne this week of Joseph Acquaro, a lawyer with links to the Calabrian mafia in Australia, has brought the activities of a group that largely operates under the public radar back into the spotlight.

But exactly what role does the mafia play in organised crime? And should Australian law enforcement agencies be reassessing their priorities?
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2016


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