“The Italian Town Overwhelmed By Chinese Immigrants”
“Investigation of Chinese Sweat Shops Italy”
“Ancient Italian Town Turns Against Chinese Migrants”
There have been Chinese in Milan since at least the 1920s. Milan is in Lombardy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinatown,_Milan To put in context, the current People’s Republic of China only dates back to 1949.
The organized crime element has probably been there since the 1920s, as well.
More recently: “Italy arrests Chinese mafia members“, 2018: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42724613
Prato is in Tuscany. It has the second largest Chinese immigrant population: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prato