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Mafia boss Matteo Messina Tenaro (61) lived in the “Swiss” house.

For four years, the superboss Sicilian mobster hid in Campobello di Mazara.

Matteo Messina Tenaro (61) lived in the “Swiss” house.

After 30 years, Italy’s most wanted criminal was captured last Monday. Three hideouts and the boss’s car have now been found.

Published: 01/23/2023 at 00:23


Updated: 58 minutes ago


Young mafia boss: Cops hunt Matteo Messina Tenaro in this 2006 mug shot.


Myrtle MuellerForeign Correspondent News

In Campobello di Mazara (I) the peace of the village is gone. Uniformed carabinieri and a special unit of tax officials against organized crime roam the maze of alleyways in the city of 11,500 people. Forensic technicians in white protective suits protect evidence. Journalists hold their microphones under the noses of passers-by. But no one knows anything.

Matteo Messina Denaro (61) had been running for exactly 30 years. Superboss was arrested on Monday, January 16, 2023, during a morning chemotherapy session at La Maddalena Private Cancer Hospital in Palermo. Investigators immediately follow his lead. Where has Matteo Messina Tenaro been all these years? And who helped him escape? Now police are revealing new details about Cosa Nostra’s super boss: the focus is back on Switzerland.