Saturday, July 20, 2019

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)

McDonald’s mob hit aided by tracking device under car

NEW YORK - The men accused of fatally shooting a reputed mobster in the drive-thru of a Bronx McDonald’s tracked him down with the help of the GPS device they hid under his car, according to prosecutors Friday. (New York Post)

Man shot at Little Italy restaurant is Montreal’s 25th homicide

MONTREAL - A man in his 30s died early Wednesday after being shot Tuesday night in a restaurant in Montreal’s Little Italy district. (Montreal Gazette)

‘Never-ending war’: Alberta’s battle against biker gangs

SPRUCE GROVE - An orange glow on the horizon burnt off a light July fog as a surveillance unit with the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) monitored the movements of Shane Lance Daly early one morning. (Postmedia)

Mississauga murder victim was Hells Angel: Reports

The 32-year-old man murdered in the parking lot of a Mississauga gym was targeted in a gangland-style assassination, according to published reports. Police sources say the man was a full-patch Hells Angel. (Toronto Sun)

Vancouver drug smuggler found slain in Columbia

A major Vancouver drug importer with international connections was found stabbed and burned in Colombia a day after flying into the country last month. (Vancouver Sun)
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Gunman storm bar in Cancun, kill 5, wound 5 more

Gunmen burst into a bar in the Caribbean resort city of Cancun and opened fire, killing five people and wounding five more, authorities said Saturday.Quintana Roo state prosecutors said in a statement that the attack took place in a club called La Kuka, which is located on a main avenue in central Cancun about 4 miles (6 kilometres) away from the seaside tourist hotel zone. (CTV)

Court shuts down Hells Angels appeal to keep Welland clubhouse

Try as they might, the owners of a Hells Angels clubhouse in Welland aren't getting their building back. The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a Superior Court ruling from 2017 that ordered the gang's fortress at 855 Darby Rd. to be seized, alongside a swath of Hells Angels paraphernalia. (CBC)

Size of money laundering problem in BC not clear, estimates in billions

VANCOUVER - In July 2018, an international agency that sets anti-money laundering standards quietly released an explanatory report on professional money laundering. In the 53-page report, the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force made a stunning claim: A “massive” underground bank in B.C. had laundered more than $1 billion a year. (The Province)

Leader of sex trafficking ring in Trinidad linked to Asian organized crime

An Asian mafia con­nec­tion is fu­elling the mul­ti-mil­lion dol­lar world of sex slaves in Trinidad and To­ba­go, in­tel­li­gence sources close to the in­ves­ti­ga­tion have re­vealed to Guardian Me­dia. (St. Lucia News)

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