Margherita Bettoni

N/A An award winning journalist investigating Italian mafia groups in Germany since a decade

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Margherita Bettoni is an investigative journalist based in Germany specialising in organised crime and gender-related violence. She has been investigating the Calabrian mafia 'ndrangheta in Germany since 2014 and she has been working on cross-border investigations as a part of international teams. She co-authored the books "Die Mafia in Deutschland. Kronzeugin Maria G. packt aus" about the Italian Mafia in Germany, "Corona. Geschichte eines angekündigten Sterbens" about the Covid-19 pandemic and "Alle drei Tage. Warum Männer Frauen töten und was wir dagegen tun müssen" about femicides in Germany. She also co-authored the documentary "Mafia Kolonie Ostdeutschland. Der blinde Fleck der deutschen Einheit" about the Calabrian 'ndrangheta in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Margherita works for several media in Germany and in Italy.

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Ndrangheta in East Germany

19 October 2023, 05:30 AM
Zora Hauser Axel Hemmerling David Klaubert Margherita Bettoni