The French Connection: Inside the New Mafias

International criminal networks are springing up all over the world, fleeing prosecution in their own countries or exploiting larger money-making opportunities abroad. France has become a target for international criminal groups, each with their own specialty: organised robbers from Georgia, bank card fraudsters from Romania and prostitution bosses from Nigeria.

This investigation travels across Europe and Africa, gaining exclusive access inside these various mafia networks and revealing how they work.


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 52 & 88 mins
  • Production: Magneto Presse
  • Director: Jérôme Pierrat & Barbara Conforti
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France