Friday, August 23, 2019

London Hells Angel arrested in drug probe

A London, Ont., man who police say is a “known” Hells Angel biker faces several drug and weapons charges after police raids on two homes and a storage locker found cocaine, Percocet tablets, brass knuckles and Tasers. (Toronto Star)

Killer of Surrey gangster pleads guilty to manslaughter

VANCOUVER - A man who shot to death a well-known gangster in broad daylight two years ago has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and been sentenced to just under 11 years in prison. (Vancouver Sun)

Mafia-tied developer, Tony Magi, shot dead in Montreal

MONTREAL - To many police investigators familiar with the conflicts Tony Magi was involved in over the course of many years, what happened in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce on Thursday was inevitable. (Montreal Gazette)
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  • Hardside Hells Angel found slain under bridge

    A full-patch Hells Angel with the Hardside Chapter was found murdered under the Golden Ears Bridge on Sunday. Chad Wilson, a former Hells Angel in San Diego, then Haney, joined the biker gang’s newest chapter when it formed last year. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • 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)

    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)

    Kelowna Hells Angels made changes before clubhouse inspection

    VANCOUVER - The retired head of the Ontario Provincial Police Biker Enforcement Unit testified in B.C. Supreme Court on Tuesday that Hells Angels paraphernalia and “knick knacks” on display at clubhouses are there to intimidate those who visit. (Vancouver Sun)

    Italian Mafia boss visiting Canada unwittingly carried a police wiretap to his meetings

    As a Mafia boss visiting Canada from Italy met with alleged mobsters here in April, he warned them to be careful what they said because Canadian police might be listening. He should have looked more inwardly. (National Post)

    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)

    Sources say RCMP have opened file on Liberal MP relating to real estate deals with Asian Organized Crime figures

    Global News has learned the RCMP opened a file on B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido after confidential police informants alleged the veteran politician had been knowingly associating with Chinese organized crime figures through his former real estate law practice in Richmond, B.C. (Global News)

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