Mafia in Sicily – level 3

10-12-2018 15:00

Italian authorities released footage of daring night time raids to dismantle the Sicilian Mafia.

The police used cover surveillance and wiretaps to monitor multiple suspects who they suspect of Mafia association, extortion and weapons violations. In total, they arrested 46 people, including a presumed new regional boss.

Difficult words: daring (brave), raid (surprise attack), dismantle (break), surveillance (spying), wiretap (listening to somebody secretly), suspect (somebody who the police think is a criminal), extortion (forcing someone to give you money), presumed (believed to be).

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