On the morning of February 11, 1930 Domenico Belle was stabbed to death at Newtown train station in inner city Sydney after attempting to collect a debt from barbershop owner Giuseppe Mammone (pictured) Stabbed to death at Newtown in Sydney in 1930, Domenico Belle (above) was one of the first Calabrian mafia deaths in Australia perpetrated by Italian immigrants who brought with them their feared society 'Ndrangheta In 1934 in far Northern Queensland, Giuseppe Parisi (above, left) and Giuseppe Bueti (centre) held down Giovanni Iacona while a third man, Nicola Mamone, cut off his ears. Francesco Gugliemo Femio (above, right) was murdered by a Black Hand assassin in 1936Culturally, the Sicilian mafia known as the Cosa Nostra is more well known outside Italy than 'Ndrangheta, but in the late 1990s and early 2000s 'Ndrangheta became Italy's most powerful crime syndicate.'[To this day] the 31 Calabrian mafia families across Australia report to five families in Calabria, which are really nine families integrated by marriage,' Clive Small told Daily Mail Australia about the new facts he reveals in his book.He recounts the agenda items of an 1989 meeting of 20 senior 'Ndrangheta in a backyard shed in Adelaide, in which police bugs picked up talk about mafia rituals, revenge killings, cannabis production and weapons purchases.In fascinating detail, the book takes the spread of the mafia from Queensland canefields where in the 1930s early Calabrian immigrants ran prostitution rackets of 13 and 14-year-old girls to the labourers, to the big cities and the NSW country town of Griffith, which was eventually the centre of the Calabrian cannabis production.When furniture retailer and anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay disappeared from a hotel car park in Griffith in 1977, the town's reputation as Australia's 'marijuana capital' and home to Italian mobsters was cemented.Saviero Zirilli (pictured after his arrest in 2008) was a member of the Calabrian mafia drug ring who thought they were goign to get rich from a multi-million dollar ecstasy importation that landed him in prison He tables in his book the astonishing dominance by Calabrians of Australia's cannabis trade which at one point, according to arrest statistics, was 80 per cent controlled by Calabrians who came from 14 closely related families in Griffith.
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