Crimes Involved Laundering of Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Narcotics Proceeds Using a Variety of Methods, Through the United States, Italy, Hong Kong, and Mexico, As Well As Trafficking Hundreds of Kilograms of Cocaine and Heroin
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and David J. Downing, Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), announced today the extradition of FILIPPO MAGNI, who is charged, along with co-defendant GIACOMO MANCI, with money laundering and narcotics offenses in a Superseding Indictment (the “Indictment”). MAGNI was extradited from Italy to the United States on June 14, 2018, and presented today before Chief United States Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein. MANCI’s extradition from Italy remains pending. This case is assigned to United States District Judge Katherine B. Forrest.