Man linked to Mafia arrested in Argentina

Posted on August 15, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Bolivia, Drug Activity, Organized Crime

A man linked to the Italian Mafia was arrested at his home in the La Matanza district of greater Buenos Aires over the weekend after a four-month-long investigation, according to Walfre Dante Zubieta Bilbao, 49, is accused of leading an organization that trafficked Bolivian cocaine through Argentina and to Italy and other European countries. Zubieta Bilbao is part of a family clan divided between Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia that has been trafficking cocaine in partnership with an Italian businessman in Sicily since the ‘90s. The detainee’s father is currently being held in Holland and his brother in Italy.
Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email