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A Scots Mafia boss is back behind bars over allegations involving guns and threats to kill prosecutors.
Aberdeen restaurateur Antonio La Torre – dubbed the ‘Don on the Don’ – is being held on remand in Italy after a series of police raids.
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La Torre, 62, moved to the North-East in 1984, allegedly to set up a money laundering operation for the mob. He was arrested in 2005 and jailed in Italy for extortion and racketeering before being freed in 2014.
He is the brother of Augusto La Torre, 55, who has admitted more than 40 murders and is believed to be kingpin in the Naples-based Camorra crime syndicate, although he now claims to be a reformed character.
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Now, Italian police say they have evidence the siblings threatened to kill two public prosecutors, Alessandro D’Alessio and his deputy, Maria Laura Lalia Morra. The plan was allegedly hatched from Augusto’s prison cell – he is serving 22 years for murder and extortion after being jailed in 2003.
The alleged targets were revealed via intercepted...
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