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90+ Supposed Mobsters Arrested In Montreal.

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posted on Nov, 22 2006 @ 10:36 AM
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Today police arrested 90+ people in Montreal. There were more than 700 police involed in the arrests.


Source:www.cbc.ca

Hundreds of police rounded up more than 90 people on Wednesday, including a man considered the former Mafia godfather of Canada, in a series of raids across the Montreal area.

More than 700 RCMP, municipal and provincial police officers fanned out across Laval and Montreal North early Wednesday morning, armed with search warrants for dozens of homes, businesses and bank accounts.

They expect to lay more than 1,300 charges against 90 suspects, including attempted murder, drug dealing, gangsterism, extortion, bookmaking and possession of restricted weapons.

The people arrested will start appearing in court today. 90 people is a lot of people and are all suspected to be mobsters. Says in the article they're being held in 4 different police stations.

Other Links:
www.canada.com
news.yahoo.com
www.ctv.ca






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posted on Nov, 22 2006 @ 10:51 AM
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Good news.

It seems Mtl houses quite a few nefarious people in the criminal world.

Unfortunately, there will be 90+ people to take their places. What a never ending battle.



posted on Nov, 22 2006 @ 01:57 PM
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They updated a couple of the sites. Now it says it's only 69 people that were arrested.


news.yahoo.com

Police launched a sweeping crackdown on organized crime in Montreal on Wednesday, arresting 69 people, including a Canada Border Services Agency employee and about 10 airport employees.

Police issued 90 arrest warrants and said about 1,000 charges in all are expected to be laid. Earlier RCMP reports said more than 1,350 charges would be laid.

The yahoo site says there were 90 arrest warrants. But 69 people were actualy arrested.

The CBC & CTV articles were updated. Thought I should point out the mistake. So it's only 69 people who were arrested.






-tts

[edit: fix spelling]

[edit on 22-11-2006 by The_Truth_Seeker]



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