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Station Borgo/ the prison: the organised crime in Corsica

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Station Borgo/ the prison: the organised crime in Corsica

The Corsican mafia , means the structures of organised crime orignally from Corsica. This organisation was born following the Corsican immigration waves triggered by agricultural crises of the late nineteenth century. Their chosen field is pimping and drugs, gambling circles , racketeering and rob . After Marseille, Corsican thugs moved to Paris, Precisely Montmartre and Pigalle in the 1970s. In April 2013, for almost thirty years, with 359 people killed, the murder rate per capita in Corsica became higher than in Sicily (area yet birthplace of the mafia ) and the highest in Europe . It is also the region of France where most government officials were victims of murder, 10 in total. The common origin island with politicians, members of the prosecution, police, judges favored to some extent the Corsican crime on others, especially from the 1920s to 1970s. Connivance were multiple, partial or total disappearance of "records of personality " or " case files " was common while the presence of numerous Corsican jail guards procured more favorable detention conditions.

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