Saturday, July 24, 2021

Gangster who killed Hells Angel denied parole

A gangster who shot to death his prominent Hells Angel pal after an all-night, drug fuelled party in 2016 has been denied full parole. The Parole Board of Canada ruled recently that Jason Francis Wallace’s release from prison would leave the community at-risk because the bikers might retaliate for the fatal shooting of Bob Green in October 2016. (The Province)

B.C. AG eyes expanding scope of special anti-money laundering unit

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government may expand the scope of a proposed policing unit, meant to specialize in money laundering in casinos, to other areas, including real estate. (The Province)

Fentanyl kings in Canada linked to powerful Chinese gang, the Big Circle Boys

VANCOUVER - In October 2015, RCMP officers wearing tactical gear burst into luxury homes, an underground bank and two illegal casinos in Richmond, B.C. At a hidden casino on Richmond’s No. 4 Road, they found 27 surveillance cameras. The place was abandoned but police saw something that concerned them. (Global News)
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  • Who are the Big Circle Boys?
  • 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)

    B.C. man denied security clearance to paint warships because of Facebook friends’ gang connections

    VICTORIA - A painter at a B.C. shipyard was denied government security clearance partly because he is Facebook friends with people linked to outlaw bikers and drug traffickers. (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)

    Mob hitman suspected of killing Whitey Bulger

    Fotios “Freddy” Geas is suspected of rubbing out Bulger, 89, on Tuesday morning — hours after the aging mobster was transferred to Hazelton federal penitentiary in West Virginia. (New York Post)

    Fugitive linked to B.C. men charged in China and Thailand

    Two B.C. men now in prisons in China and Thailand on serious drug charges were allegedly working for an international fugitive wanted in both Canada and the U.S. (The Province)

    Cocaine, gambling, ‘pizzo’: How the mafia makes money

    When boarding a Greyhound bus in Winnipeg with a one-way ticket to Vancouver in 2012, Erwin Speckert carried a backpack stuffed with $1.3 million in bundled cash. He was a courier for a betting ring jointly run by associates of the Mafia and the Hells Angels. (National Post)

    Wedding of high-ranking Hells Angel draws crowd, scorn

    MONTREAL - A former federal party leader says he’s outraged that a prominent Montreal venue would allow a Hells Angel to hold his wedding there. “It’s just unacceptable,” former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe told CTV Montreal. (CTV)

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