• Police used Google Maps to track down a mafia fugitive who was on the run for 20 years

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Google Street View image of a grocery shop was used to pinpoint the location of Gioacchino Gammino. Google Maps
    Police arrested mafia fugitive Gioacchino Gammino in Spain on December 17, La Repubblica reported.
    Investigators told The Guardian and Reuters they used Google Street View to pinpoint his location.
    They also found a picture of him on the Facebook page of a local restaurant.
    A wanted Sicilian mafia fugitive was tracked down using Google Street View after 20 years on the run. La Repubblica reported the news first. Italian police had already traced the convicted murderer...
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