September, 2012

Vito Rizzuto’s father in law dies

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

There’s one more grave for Vito Rizzuto to visit when he gets out of prison next month. His father-in-law, who was wanted by Italy for more than a half century, died on Wednesday.

Cheesed off! Niagara cop charged with cheese smuggling

Friday, September 28th, 2012

How would you like to be Niagara Region Police Chief today? Fresh on the heels of a steroid smuggling scandal involving the force, now there’s the grating matter of cheese smuggling.

Montreal corruption inquiry finally naming names

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Finally a few names are being said at Montreal’s corruption inquiry. Be interesting if we hear any from Ontario. Also interesting how mob boss Vito Rizzuto was essentially a mediator, calming things down in that world.

Vito Rizzuto Toronto bound?

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Is Montreal mobster Vito Rizzuto GTA bound when he’s released from prison early next month?

Quebec construction inquiry hears about Ontario shady business

Friday, September 21st, 2012

An Ontario Mafia expert can’t comment when asked about investigations in to politicians in Ontario. Lawyer posed a question that couldn’t be safely answered.

Construction corruption? What corruption? Quebec probes it while Ontario denies it

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

This just in! Corruption stops at Ontario border! At least that seems to be position of provincial government, as Quebec probes relationship between organized crime, builders, unions and politicians.

Donnie Brasco a no-show at construction inquiry

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Mob infiltrator Donnie Brasco didn’t take the witness stand – as widely reported – at the Quebec contruction corruption inquiry on Monday.

Vito Rizzuto’s home listing

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Mob boss Vito Rizzuto’s house is on the market. If the walls could talk, they’d be in witness protection.

Rizzuto connected ice cream factory bombed

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

The arsons continue against businesses connected to Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto, who gets out of prison early next month.

Bob Dylan’s Hells Angels’ connection

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

I write alot about the Hells Angels and listen a lot to Bob Dylan but I generally don’t connect the two. Now I read that Bob Dylan himself makes a connection.