Posts Tagged ‘Organized Crime’

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The Leader of the Sinoloa Cartel’s Hit Squad is a Woman? Meet Claudia Ochoa Felix


Claudia Ochoa Felix is known for her curvy figure, pouting selfies and tweets but also for alledgedly heading the world’s most ruthless gang of killers. Is she the world’s deadliest woman? Meet the ‘Kim Kardashian’ of Mexican organized crime.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Mafia Boss Turned Informant “lost count of killings”


Camorra mafia boss turned informer Antonio Iovine tells Italian court he cannot remember all the murders he has committed during his criminal career

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Dangerous Odds: My Secret Life Inside an Illegal Billion Dollar Sports Betting Operation


A young beauty with a privileged New York upbringing stumbles in the backdoor of the largest illegal sports betting organization in the U.S. It sounds like the intro to a Lifetime movie but it’s all true. Marisa Lankester is the author; the young woman who went to work for renowned bookmaker Ron The Cigar Sacco and into a life of crime.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Canadian tied to Rizzutto Crime Family Sentenced for Beverly Hills Cocaine Ring


An associate of the Montreal-based Rizzuto organized crime family was sentenced to 10 years in prison as part of a massive drug-trafficking ring and was ordered to hand over more than $2-million in illegal profits.

Friday, May 9th, 2014

290 Unsolved Murders in the Lower Mainland Over 12 Years


A new Vancouver Sun series: Between 2002 and 2013 in the Lower Mainland hundreds of people were murdered, now those left behind are telling their stories in a new Vancouver Sun series 290 Unsolved Murders.

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

The Hunt For El Chapo


El Chapo escaped from a maximum-security prison and evaded many attempts at capture, often hiding out in the Sierra Madre. Learn the details of how the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured. The incredible lifestyle of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman.

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Rizzuto Revenge Suspected in Murder of Mobster Carmine Verduci


Suspected mob hitman Carmine Verduci, the victim of a gangland style hit in a Woodbridge café, was a target because he tried to encroach on turf which the Rizzutos considered their own, a police source tells the Star.

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.