The legislation is being proposed after police raids on the four largest freemasonry orders in Italy discovered 193 mob-linked masons on the orders’ secret membership lists in Sicily and Calabria, southern Italy.
The Times: Mafia join Italy’s freemasons to ‘do deals’ with judiciary
Strong links between Italy’s secretive freemasons and the mafia have been exposed by police raids, with 193 crime bosses found to be members of lodges in Calabria and Sicily.
Report: Freemason Berlusconi’s `Slavish’ Courtship of Freemason Qaddafi Haunts Italy
Bloomberg News Feb 23, 2011 Berlusconi’s `Slavish’ Courtship of Qaddafi Haunts Italy By Flavia Krause-Jackson Berlusconi shut down the city’s biggest park in June 2009