Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Man shot dead outside Ancaster home was targeted:Police

HAMILTON - A Hamilton real estate agent murdered on his doorstep late Thursday may have been collateral damage in a gangland settling of accounts. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Public slayings meant to send a message: Police
  • Cancun wraps 2018 with at least 540 homicides

    Formerly peaceful Cancún continues to experience shocking levels of cartel violence. The previous annual record for murders was smashed in 2018 with 540, as opposed to 2017’s 227.(Breitbart News)

    Police vow mob crackdown after three Montreal area shooting deaths

    MONTREAL - Police in the Montreal area have created a special task force aimed at organized crime after three deadly shootings in busy suburban neighbourhoods in just over a week. (CTV)
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  • Project Repercussion: Police create special squad after reckless hit
  • Hells Angel accused in murder conspiracy seeks bail

    VANCOUVER - A high-profile Hells Angel is trying to get released on bail after being charged earlier this year with conspiracy to murder two rival gangsters in 2012. (The Province)

    Drugs and cash seized in RCMP money-laundering raids in Montreal, Ontario

    The RCMP launched a major operation on Monday they said was aimed at breaking an international money-laundering ring with links in Toronto and Montreal. RCMP officers in Quebec and Ontario as well as officials with Revenue Canada worked on what they dubbed “Project Collector” between May 2016 and the spring of 2018. (Montreal Gazette)

    Liberal candidate tainted by organized crime allegations

    It used to be in the parliamentary system that an MP would step aside if he was under investigation. If that member refused to step aside,  typically the party leader would demand a resignation until the cloud of suspicion was lifted or not as the case may be. (True North)

    BC Attorney General disappointed by stay in money-laundering case

    VANCOUVER - B.C. Attorney General David Eby reacted strongly Wednesday to news that criminal charges in B.C.’s largest money-laundering case had been stayed, calling the inability to prosecute these cases a crisis. (Vancouver Sun)

    Woman hired Sicilian mafia hitmen to kill ex-lover

    A 64-year-old woman allegedly hired four Sicilian mafia henchmen to murder her ex-lover who had stolen her jewels, according to police. The killers, all Sicilians, carried out their order by walling the man in cement while he was still alive. (The Guardian)

    Police make arrest in mobster Musitano murder

    HAMILTON - Police have made an arrest in the May 2017 slaying of Hamilton mobster Angelo Musitano and a York Region woman believed to have been killed by the same gunman two months earlier. (Hamilton Spectator)
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  • Ontario police make arrest in high-profile gangland murders
  • Crown mistake exposed informant, killing massive money laundering investigation

    VANCOUVER - A massive RCMP investigation of alleged underground bankers in Richmond, B.C., estimated to be laundering over $1-billion per year, collapsed in November because federal prosecutors mistakenly exposed the identity of a police informant who they feared could have been killed if the case proceeded, Global News has learned. (Global)

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