Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Police release suspect photo of Luppino hitman

HAMILTON - Homicide detectives released clear images of the suspected gunman in the murder of the son of a well-known Hamilton Mafia family that show him reaching into his jacket pocket — likely for his gun — as he walks towards his victim’s house. (National Post)

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)

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)

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)

Hells Angel on the run for 10 months arrested in the Dominican Republic

An alleged member of the Hells Angels’ Montreal chapter is expected to appear before a judge at the Montreal courthouse on Wednesday after having avoided arrest in an organized crime investigation for 10 months. (Montreal Gazette)

Mob hit: Cece Luppino gunned down outside parents’ home

HAMILTON - Police are investigating whether ties to traditional organized crime is behind the city's first murder of the year — 43-year-old Cece Luppino gunned down outside his Mountain Brow home. The Luppino name is notorious in Hamilton. Cece's father is Rocco Luppino, one of the son's of the late Giacomo Luppino — the original family mob boss. (Hamilton Spectator)

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)

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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    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)

    Jury strips Mongols of gang logo

    LOS ANGELES - A Cal­ifornia jury decided Fri­day that the Mongols mo­tor­cycle gang should be stripped of its trademarked logo in a first-of-its-kind ver­dict, federal prosecutors said.(Antelope Valley Press)

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