Skip to comments.An alleged Italian mafia fugitive has been on the run for more than six years — until police recognized his tattoos on a YouTube cooking show
Posted on 03/30/2021 5:41:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway
An Italian mafia fugitive who has been evading police since 2014 was arrested last week after police recognized him on YouTube. Marc Feren Claude Biart, who is wanted by police for allegedly trafficking cocaine, had started a cooking show on YouTube with his wife, BBC News reports.
53-year-old Biart hid his face in the videos – but did not hide his tattoos. Italian police saw the videos and arrested Biart in the small town of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, they said in a statement, according to BBC News.
Biart has been wanted by police for nearly six years for allegedly trafficking cocaine into the Netherlands. He worked on behalf of the 'Ndrangheta mafia, which is considered the most powerful organized crime groups in the world, BBC News reports.
Interpol officers escort Marc Feren Claude Biart, 53, a mafia fugitive who was tracked down thanks to his tattoos visible in cooking videos he posted on YouTube, after arresting him in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic.
The 'Ndrangheta, which is based in Calabria, Italy, controls most of the cocaine entering Europe. Members are known by nicknames, such as "The Uncle" which is the name that alleged boss Luigi Mancuso goes by.
The crime family is now facing one of Italy's biggest mafia trials following a long investigation into the group. The trial began in January, and 355 people have been charged. It took more than three hours to read defendants' names in court, AFP news agency reports.
The charges include murder, drug trafficking, extortion and money laundering, BBC News reports.
Another reason not to get inked.
Smooth move, Jackson (as my departed Dad would say).
I was just looking for that picture!
How do you make the Alneri/Fredo sauce?
Minga Tony, pass the macaronis!!!
You don’t put a bumper sticker on a Ferrari, Stronzo!
You’ve got that right - makes it super easy to be identified.
I don’t believe it, not even for a minute
Far more likely ‘parallel construction’
They nabbed whitey bulger cooking sausages too!!
Law enforcement agencies with a budget are constantly scanning all social media with AI facial recognition software. There is no reason to not scan for tattoos while they’re at it.
First image that popped into my mind ... Clemenza cooking sauce.
So now the cops are watching cooking shows?
I dint put too much onjins!
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