True Crime

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Your Friendly Neighborhood Drug Dealer by Roy Klabin


In his 30s and from the Upper West Side, Carlo is a dealer in some of New York’s purest narcotics. His current best seller is the chemical compound MDMA, popularly known as Molly. Each of the capsules he sells at $20 a pop gives a customer a four-hour euphoric high.

Monday, April 21st, 2014

GRiND Rated: Baby Gangster


“I was intrigued by a man who had spent all of his drug money on his art: lowriding,” says British director Luke Monaghan of the towering Fredrick James Staves, the reformed 1980s Los Angeles drug kingpin and customized car aficionado, also known as Baby Gangster.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Red Scorpion Leader Turns Crown Witness


Founding Red Scorpion gang leader Michael Le has turned into crown prosecution’s star witness. His testimony the past few days has implicated many of his gang mates. Le goes as far as admitting that he is a full member of the Triads and physically pointing out accused Surrey Six murders Matt Johnson and Cody Haevischer. It seems to be part of a his plea deal that he took in December of 2013.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Cop Says Rock Machine Colours Have Been Seen in BC


It seems that an arch rival of the notorious Hells Angels have been spotted throughout British Columbia and according to police may have their eyes on setting up shop. The Rock Machine was part of an all out war with the Hells Angels in Canada throughout the early 90s that left a pile of bodies behind which included an innocent boy. Tensions are high as the sightings of members sporting their Rock Machine colours may ignite major conflict.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Surrey Six Trial: Person Y Implicates Jamie Bacon & Dip Dhure for Murders


The Surrey Six Trial continued today and the courtroom heard the star witness known as “Person Y” being cross examined by the defense. The shocker of the trial was not revelations the witness made about the high profile murders that took the lives of four drug dealers and two innocent bystanders, but it was his admissions to his knowledge of other previously unsolved murders and shootings.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Surviving A Gang Initiation Ritual


It’s the story of Ross Capicchioni who was just a regular kid growing up in Detroit. One afternoon he drove a friend home – then the unthinkable happened.

 

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Yakuza Membership Shrinks to Record Low


Japan’s notorious crime syndicates, the yakuza, are becoming a rarer breed in the country as new laws, public attitudes, economics and simple demographics eat into their membership.

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Wiretaps Show Vito Rizzuto’s Influence


Wiretaps featuring conversations between Montreal’s top Mafia figures were played at the Charbonneau Commission Wednesday, revealing the influence Vito Rizzuto had on a major construction project.

 

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Top 10 Most Famous Drug Dealers of All Time


We all know something about famous rich business people but little about powerful drug lords in the world. They are very rich and very successful that anyone can wonder whether there is a good reason of fighting them. Here is the list of top 10 most famous drug dealers of all time.

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Star Witness Takes Stand at Surrey Six Trail


Convicted murderer and former Red Scorpion gangster who can only be named as Person Y due to a publication ban, made his debut on the stand at the Surrey Six trial this morning. He gave a detailed look of not only the Red Scorpions, but the gangland makeup of the lower mainland. The highly anticipated witness worked as an agent for the police and got some admissions about the murders by wearing a wire.