‘HOW DID YOU FIND ME?’: Detectives find fugitive mobster on Google Maps app

Article content

A Mafia fugitive on the lam for 20 years is no longer running, thanks to Google.

Article content

Gioacchino Gammino’s past finally caught up with him after detectives saw him on Google Street View.

Gammino, who was the head of the Stidda mafia group in Sicily, according to La Repubblica, fled Italy two decades ago after escaping from Rome’s Rebibbia prison.

He eventually made Spain his home, where he changed his name to Manuel, found work as a chef, and opened a shop that sells fruits and vegetables – the last place one would expect to find a convicted killer.

We apologize, but this video has failed to load.

But hawk-eyed Italian police stumbled upon an image on Google Maps showing a man outside a store called El Huerto de Manu, which translates to Manu’s Orchard, in the town of Galapagar.

Upon further investigation, they matched that image with a Facebook photo of a man with a distinctive scar on his chin wearing chef’s whites outside a nearby restaurant called La Cocina de Manu (Manu’s Kitchen).

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

On AIR

Russtrat world

Who hates Russia the most?

MOSCOW, 26 Jan 2022, RUSSTRAT Institute. On January 13, 2022, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov was asked the following question during an interview with