Police in Itlay have captured a reported drug trafficker after seeing him in his cooking video on YouTube. A claimed member of southern Italy’s powerful ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate, Marc Feren Claude Biart was taken into custody by police after they recognized his tattoos in a cooking video. Although Biart has been cleverly covered his face in all his cooking videos on YouTube he ignored to hide his tattoos.
According to a Washington Post report, the 53-year-old Biart was first captured in 2014 as he was involved in unlawful drug trafficking for the ‘Ndrangheta’s Cacciola clan. However, he has succeeded to escape the reformatory with his wife to Boca Chica, a coastal town in the Dominican Republic. He endured to evade the police for many years. And would have protected for several more years had his love for cooking not summoned him.
Marc Feren Claude Biart got a heightened interest in cooking and began displaying his culinary abilities on YouTube. He posted several videos of him cooking Italian foods. However succeeded to cover his face in all the videos.
However, there was one thing that he didn’t cover was his tattoos. He could never think that police will catch him after tracing him with the help of his tattoos.
According to the statement of the investigators,
“The love for Italian cuisine permitted (police forces) to follow his traces on the web and social networks. While the love for tattoos (allowed police) to identify the fugitive as that cook.”
As per the report, Marc Feren Claude Biart was arrested at Milan’s Malpensa Airport when he was on his way to Santo Domingo. The Police team additionally identified as Interpol talked about his imprisonment on Twitter.
Interpol declared in a tweet,
“Arrested in the Dominican Republic and extradited to Italy: #Ndrangheta fugitive Marc Feren Claude Biart wanted on drug trafficking charges since 2014, lands in Italy to face justice. Authorities located him after recognizing his tattoos in a YouTube video.”
Marc Feren Claude Biart was deported to Italy after taking into custody. According to a report by BBC, he was wanted by the police for supposedly
“trafficking cocaine into the Netherlands on behalf of the Cacciola clan of the ‘Ndrangheta mafia.”