Montreal Mafia

Vito Rizzuto Funeral Set For Monday

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Investigators are expected to be out in force Sunday to monitor the funeral visitation of reputed Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto.Montreal police s...

Vito Rizzuto Funeral Set For Monday

CBC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada

A funeral for Montreal Mob boss Vito Rizzuto will be held Monday at the same church in Little Italy where both his Mafia-linked father and 42-year-ol...

Vito Rizzuto Dead At 67

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Vito Rizzuto, the reputed Mafia boss from Montreal whose powerful criminal organization reached well beyond Canada's borders, died Monday i...

Mass Arrests In Montreal Operation

CBC | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada

Police say they have dismantled an emerging drug ring operating in Montreal following a series of morning raids. The major operation, whic...

Montreal Mafia-Related Victim Named

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal police continued to search for clues on Sunday following the death of a man believed to be connected to organized crime, the lates...

Dead Body Linked To Organized Crime

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal police are linking the discovery of a man's body in the city to organized crime.Police say the victim, a man in his 50s, is well k...

Murder Of Alleged Mafia Boss Marks New Era

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - A man alleged to be an influential member of the underworld whose career spanned nearly five decades has been gunned down in what appears t...

Mafia Member Killed In Quebec

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

A man found dead in Blainville on Sunday night is Joe Di Maulo, a reputed high-level member of the Mafia. The identity of the body was con...

Montreal Mayor Calls A Time Out

CP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL -- With his administration under heavy fire over an ongoing corruption scandal, Montreal's embattled mayor is taking a break. A spokeswoma...

'I Was A Pro At Cooking Contracts'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal's embattled mayor has decided to take a few days off while city hall is engulfed in a corruption scandal that has already torched ...

Vito Rizzuto Is Coming Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Vito Rizzuto has stepped into an unknown world after an eight-year prison stint, with his once-dominant alleged criminal empire decimated b...

Montreal's 'Teflon Don' In Toronto After Prison Release

CBC | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada

Vito Rizzuto, the erstwhile head of the Sicilian Mafia in Canada and once the most powerful figure in Montreal's underworld, arrived at a Toronto airp...

Ice Cream Business Firebombed

CBC | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada

An ice cream manufacturer whose owner has ties to the Montreal Mafia was firebombed early Sunday morning in the city's St. Léonard borough, though th...

Suicide In Montreal Police, Mafia Case

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada

LAVAL, Que. - A retired Montreal police officer who allegedly tried to sell the names of informants to the Mafia is believed to have committed suicide...

Ex Montreal Cop Tried To Sell Informants' List To Mafia

CBC | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada

A retired Montreal police officer tried to sell a list of informants to the Mafia, according to information obtained by Radio-Canada. ...

Head Of Notorious Bonanno Crime Family Found Dead Near Montreal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - The body of an alleged Mafia boss, who U.S. authorities said once headed New York's notorious Bonanno crime family, was fished out from a r...

Mafia Boss Killed Outside Montreal

CBC | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada

Salvatore Montagna, purported boss of the Montreal Mafia, has been slain just outside of the city. Montagna's body was found ...

Robbery Investigation Leads To Montreal Take Down

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada

Armed tactical officers arrested four people Friday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery investigation in the Eastern Townships....