Police in Sicily raided over 60 homes and arrested 45 people in relation to the Mafia. In Germany the clan leader was arrested. Costra Nostra is responsible for drug trafficking and the use of firearms as well as corruption. This was all done in a two-part operation during the second phase called operation Ultra. This was led out by the Italian Special Operation Department of the Carabinieri and the German Bundeskriminalamt along with the Landeskriminalamt of Niedersachasen.