Organized crime in the city is getting younger, more fragmented, more chaotic—and, authorities say, harder to control.
We spoke to Anna Carrino—a former mafia wife currently in witness protection—who's been instrumental in the battle against Naples' Casalesi clan.
Being involved in the Mafia is not a glamorous profession. Starting salaries are low, and even if you become a boss you'll someday be murdered by your enemies or thrown in prison.
For almost eight years I've lived under police protection because of Gomorrah, a book I wrote when I was 26 that exposed the activities of the Camorra, a criminal organization operating out of Naples.
In the notorious district of Scampia in northern Naples, drug and arms wars rage wildly and clan bosses reign supreme. One day per year, however, the children take center stage for a colorful and lavish Christian celebration that comes just before Lent.
Neapolitan Mastiffs are a rare purebred that originated near Naples and descend directly from the Tibetan Mastiff, the king of all the mastiff dogs.
Mario Spada is a photographer from Naples.
Over the last 30 years, the Camorra has grown into an all-pervasive, seemingly undefeatable network of vicious killers, loons, and businessmen.