Pompeii, near Naples.
Mobsters have dumped vast amounts of toxic waste, including nuclear waste, in the Naples area, in Italy.
The Italian Senate is investigating a link between buried waste and a rise of almost 50 per cent in tumours found in the inhabitants of towns around Naples.
Francesco Schiavone of the Camorra, the Naples area mafia, which has links to the Jewish Russian mafia.
Reportedly, the Naples-based Camorra (mafia) has links to Jewish mafia gangs in the former Soviet Union.
Reportedly, the Camorra is involved in smuggling nuclear materials.
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Scaramella, who met Litvinenko who was poisoned by nuclear materials.
Professor Scaramella is from Naples and has a deep knowledge of nuclear materials.
Litvinenko, who reportedly had links to the Israel-based Russian mafia and the smuggling of radioactive materials.
Scaramella met Litvinenko in a London sushi bar, just before Litvinenko's death.
Scaramella 'was involved in an investigation on the illegal dumping of waste by a camorra clan (Naples mafia) in a lake of the Herculanum area'.
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Nuclear sludge, brought from Germany and elsewhere, was dumped in the Naples area.
In 1997, Francesco Schiavone's cousin, Carmine Schiavone, decided to turn super-grass.
Francesco Schiavone was arrested and given a life sentence for a series of murders.
Many tourists go to Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi and other places in the Naples area.
Francesco confessed that the Casalesi clan dumped millions of tonnes of waste on farmland, in caves, in quarries, on the edge of towns, in Lake Lucrino and all along the coast.
Francesco's mobsters wore real police and carabinieri uniforms when they carried out their mafia activities.
"It is not only the Casalesi Family, but many different families from the Camorra of Naples, the Mafiosi from Sicily and the 'Sacra Corona Unita' from the Puglia region.
"As a matter of fact, these criminal groups are not against the Government, but a Government within the Government and are based on Masonic levels."
The triangle of death (Italian: Triangolo della morte) near Naples, in Campania, comprises the municipalities of Acerra, Nola and Marigliano.
Sorrento, in the Naples area
The term Triangle of Death was first used in August 2004 by The Lancet.
"The 5000 illegal or uncontrolled landfill sites in Italy drew particular criticism; Italy has already been warned twice for flouting the Hazardous Waste Directive and the Landfill Directive, and the EU has now referred Italy to the European Court of Justice for further action."
The boss of the Casalesi clan, Gaetano Vassallo, admitted to working for 20 years to bribe local politicians and officials to gain their acquiescence to dumping toxic waste.
In March 2008, dioxin were found in buffalo milk from farms in Caserta.
Countries such as South Korea and Japan banned imports of buffalo milk from the region.
The sale of dairy products from Campania collapsed in both domestic and global markets.