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ROME (AP) — Recruits for Italy's 'ndrangheta crime syndicate have been caught on video taking a loyalty oath, swearing "under the splendor of the moon," in a ceremony secretly recorded by police in what investigators called authorities' first such glimpse of the ritual.

Carabinieri paramilitary police in Milan on Tuesday released video of what they said were two "convivial" get-togethers of suspected mobsters at a farmhouse in Castello di Brianza, northern Italy, with one recruit as young as 17.

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