investigators in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium have proceeded with a large-scale RAID against members of the Italian mafia organization ‘Ndrangheta. It had several arrests and searches are given, according to the Federal criminal police office (BKA) in Wiesbaden. In Germany, there are missions in North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria.

The international RAID was launched on Wednesday in the early hours of the morning. According to the BKA, there were several arrests and search measures against suspected members of the criminal grouping. The action is coordinated by the unit for European Union’s judicial cooperation unit (Eurojust).