She worked the Piazza Municipio, the station area, Corso Umberto, Corso Vittorio Emanuele or the avenues of Agnano and Fuorigrotta, nominally a sex worker, but she also supplied cocaine to her
After a gang war, and with the arrest and conviction of Camorra boss Paulo Di Lauro in 2005, her brother, Salvatore, became a regional boss, and he turned to Ketty to run things at Scampia, where police reckon that the drug trade grosses €500,000 a day.
She in turn was arrested in February 2009.
- Nick Pisa. “The GodMOTHER: Transsexual Mafia boss who wears lipstick and calls himself Kitty arrested by Italian police”. The Daily Mail. 13th February 2009. www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1144322/The-GodMOTHER-Transsexual-Mafia-boss-wears-lipstick-calls-Kitty-arrested-Italian-police.html.
- Falvio Bufi, translated into English by Giles Watson. “Transgender Gang Boss Arrested: From streetwalker to Camorra boss - A gangland first”. Corriere Della Sera, 13 febbraio 2009. www.corriere.it/english/09_febbraio_13/transgender_boss_c9fcd6c0-f9dc-11dd-b292-00144f02aabc.shtml