There is a new power in international drug trafficking.
Over the past decade, organised crime groups from Albania have taken over huge sections of the cocaine trade – particularly trafficking to Europe, which has become the biggest coke market in the world.
A lot of myths have sprung up around these Albanian mafia networks – about how they operate and the violence they inflict.
We separate truth from fiction – showing how the Albanian crime groups maintain their power, and how they have revolutionised the cocaine trade using innovation, entrepreneurial flair and deadly violence.
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