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Italian Mafia activities are expanding abroad and European police forces are unprepared

Members of the Italian mafia like to travel abroad – not necessarily for pleasure, but to make money. And the harm they are doing to European economies is often underplayed, trivialised or ignored. (The Conversation)

OPP bust organized crime group accused of making illegal guns

Ontario Provincial Police have charged 23 people after an eight-month investigation into the trafficking of illegal firearms and drugs by an organized crime group in the Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe areas. (CBC)

Police task force raids Hells Angels clubhouse in Trois Rivieres

More than 60 police officers working as part of a united police task force raided the headquarters of the Trois-Rivières chapter of the Hells Angels on Friday night. (Montreal Gazette)

90 arrested across Europe in anti-Mafia raids

ROME - Ninety people have been arrested in a series of operations targeting suspected 'Ndrangheta members across Europe and in Suriname, South America, officials said Wednesday. (CNN)
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  • Italian police arrest new 'boss of bosses' of Sicilian mafia
  • 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)

    Shocking mob trial allegation: Hamilton crime figure was Underboss of Buffalo mafia

    HAMILTON - Domenico Violi asked the judge for a moment with his family before being sent to prison for serious drug trafficking; he exchanged hugs and kisses with his wife and his 20-year-old daughter and high-fives with his 17-year-old son as supporters who overflowed from the courtroom variously cried and clapped. (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)

    Hells Angel member, drug dealer’s daughter marry

    MONTREAL - A wedding between a full-patch member of the Hells Angels and the daughter of a notorious drug trafficker drew members of organized crime to downtown Montreal on Saturday. (Montreal Gazette)

    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)

    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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