Saturday, February 22, 2020

Ex-Mafia boss ‘Cadillac Frank’ sentenced to life in prison for 1993 murder

BOSTON –  Former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was unrepentant Thursday as he was sentenced to life in prison for the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner, declaring that the "real story" will come out one day. (Fox News)

Man linked to Hells Angels dies after St. Leonard shooting

MONTREAL - A 44-year-old man with reported links to the Hells Angels died of multiple bullet wounds Thursday night after being shot outside a gas station in St-Léonard earlier in the day, police said. (Montreal Gazette)
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  • Man with mob ties shot dead in north Montreal

    MONTREAL - After surviving an attempt on his life two years ago, a man with ties to the Montreal Mafia was fatally shot in a Laval hotel lobby Saturday night. (Montreal Gazette)
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    Police seize nearly $10 million in meth and bricks of cocaine in Calgary raid

    Last week, officers seized nearly $10 million worth of cocaine and crystal methamphetamine from a vehicle near Drumheller. The investigation began in November, when police received information from other agencies linking a Calgary resident to the transportation of drugs across Canada. (Calgary Herald)

    Hells Angels assassin turned informant makes 2nd attempt at parole

    MONTREAL - At his first Parole Board of Canada hearing in December 2016, Stéphane "Godasse" Gagné recognized the harm he did as a drug dealer and assassin for the Hells Angels, apologizing to the two daughters of the prison guard he killed. (CBC)

    Former casino investigators question whether officials unwilling to stop money laundering

    VANCOUVER - Several former investigators who say they lost jobs in B.C.’s casino industry for whistle-blowing are questioning whether some B.C. officials deliberately allowed government-regulated casinos to be used as hubs for money laundering.(Global News)

    Dead Hells Angel’s company linked to second murder victim

    A Hells Angel who was shot to death in Surrey Aug. 2 once formed a numbered B.C. company that he transferred to an underworld associate who also ended up being murdered. (Postmedia)

    Agent testifies in East End Hells Angels forfeiture case

    VANCOUVER - An agent who infiltrated the East End Hells Angels more than a decade ago described in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday how he overheard a biker tell a prospect in the clubhouse to “take care” of someone believed to have robbed him. (Vancouver Sun)

    Mafia ‘super fugitive’ arrested in Italy after 14 years on the run

    NAPLES - A top mafia fugitive dubbed the second most dangerous man in Italy was arrested Saturday after spending 14 years on the run. Marco Di Lauro, 38, was arrested at an apartment in Naples, where he lived with his wife, according to police. (Fox News)

    11 alleged members of Gambino crime family arrested in mob bust

    NEW YORK - Eleven alleged members of the Gambino organized crime family were locked up Thursday on federal charges including threatening people who owed them money, telling one in a conversation captured by wiretap to pay $100,000 or else lose his teeth. (AP)

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