Italian police say they have arrested 28 suspected mobsters in pre-dawn raids in a small village in southern Italy.Capt. Costantino Airoldi of the Carabinieri in Caserta said three suspects remained on the run after Tuesday's operation in the village of Maddaloni. The village is in an area where the Camorra crime syndicate has its roots.Airoldi says the suspects are accused of murder, criminal association, illegal possession of weapons and extorting money from local businesses.
Camorra is the regional equivalent of the Sicilian Mafia and has long shaken down local businessmen for money. Those who refuse risk violence to themselves or their property.