Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/5/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/5/2010A fugitive Italian mobster named Vittorio Pirozzi was tracked down by organized crime investigators via phone calls his wife made to him every week. His wife registered her SIM card under the alias “Winnie the Pooh”, and the name was unusual enough that it caught the attention of investigators, who traced the calls to the mafioso’s apartment in Brussels. A large number of police, and even a helicopter, were used in the arrest, but Mr. Pirozzi offered no resistance and was arrested without incident.

In other news, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) is calling for the importation of more Muslim immigrants to fill the need of American employers for skilled labor. And no, this last item is not a hoax.

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