The article describes a drug trafficking operation planned by the Torretta clan, focusing on the activities of Salvatore Prestigiacomo, a member of the family. He was involved in planning the theft of marijuana plants from a rival group and had previously facilitated a member’s transfer to the American Cosa Nostra. The group planned to start a plantation but faced challenges with plant maturity and concerns about retaliation from a neighboring mafia family. They successfully stole the plants but were intercepted by the police before they could sell them. The article highlights the ongoing criminal activities of mafia families in the region, as well as the challenges and risks involved in their operations.
Il blitz Palermo-New York, storia delle piante di marijuana da rubare agli «scafazzati» di Borgo Nuovo