Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry

Stormfront Website Operators Convicted in Italy

On April 8, 2013, four operators of the Italian branch of the neo-Nazi website Stormfront were convicted by a Rome court of "promoting and directing a group whose purpose was instigation to ethnic, religious and racial discrimination and violence." The four men, Daniele Scarpino, Diego Masi, Luca Ciampaglia and Mirko Viola, aged 23 to 42, were sentenced to terms ranging from 30 months to three years for targeting "Jews and immigrants, advocating the supremacy of the white race and instigating racism and Holocaust denial.”

Sources: ilmessaggero.it, 9-Apr-2013 gazzettadelsud.it, 8-Apr-2013