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Old 12-10-2014, 09:51 PM   #298
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Lightbulb Giancarlo Siani

Giancarlo Siani (Naples, September 19, 1959, - Naples, September 23, 1985) was an Italian crime reporter from Naples, who was killed by the Camorra, the Neapolitan crime organization...He started to write in the magazine Osservatorio sulla camorra, and later as a stringer for Il Mattino, the principal newspaper of Naples.. He was assigned to the local area editor of Castellammare di Stabia.. He wrote articles about the links between organized crime, politicians and construction contracts...

Siani was executed in his soft top Citroen Mehari on September 23, 1985, in Naples by the Camorra, while approaching his apartment. He was killed by an assassination squad of at least 2 men who approached from behind and shot him 10 times in the head with 7.65mm small arms fire from at least 2 Beretta pistols.. The killers escaped on a motorcycle..At the time he was conducting an investigation of one of their leaders, Valentino Gionta. Gionta was the boss of the Gionta clan, a Camorra clan that was based in Torre Annunziata and controlled cigarette smuggling.. It is one of the oldest and largest criminal organizations in Italy, dating back to the 18th century.. Unlike the pyramidal structure of the Sicilian Mafia, the Camorra's organizational structure is more horizontal than vertical...

On June 10, 1985,3 months before he was killed, Siani had revealed that the arrest of Valentino Gionta had been decided by Lorenzo Nuvoletta, head of the Nuvoletta clan, a rival Camorra clan. Siani was preparing a dossier on the Torre Annunziata massacre in August 1984, which left 8 people killed and 24 wounded among the Gionta clan, allied with the Nuvolettas at the time.. After the mass-acre tensions between the two clans had increased... Dinamite, you are a man of finance and politics.. These things I don't understand..You understand G's-Airoplanes?.Yes..Finance is a gun.. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger...

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