Category: Gang/Drugs/Organized crime

Federal prosecutors let $1-billion a year Chinese money laundering ring slip through their fingers

Federal prosecutors let $1-billion a year Chinese money laundering ring slip through their fingers  by Cosmin Dzsurdzsa  January 9, 2019 in B.C. News, Canadian News 861 SHARES The RCMP botched a $1-billion a year money laundering investigation in Richmond, B.C., after prosecutors accidentally revealed the identity of an informant. The investigation was called “E-Pirate” and if successful, it would have been […]

Cocaine, loaded handgun seized in northern Saskatchewan bust, Willy Joseph Lako, Mustafe Hussein and Mohammad Omar Ali arrested

Police said they searched the vehicle after some inquiries and investigation, and found crack cocaine, powered cocaine, marijuana, a loaded handgun, cash, and stolen identification. The three men were then arrested. Willy Joseph Lako, 21, Mustafe Hussein, 24, and, Mohammad Omar Ali, 20, are charged with cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking, careless use of […]

First of two conspiracy trials for alleged ‘drug kingpin’ begins in Windsor

First of two conspiracy trials for alleged 'drug kingpin' begins in Windsor Lakeshore resident and alleged drug dealer, Khaophone Sychantha COURTESY OF U.S. CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT / WINDSOR STAR There was a beefed-up border security presence — including a sniffer dog and agents with mirrors under his vehicle — but a Detroit man with Windsor family ties […]

16 years for man who murdered Rwandan refugee Gilbert Nshimiyumukiza over drug debt

Gilbert Nshimiyumukiza, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide who was shot in an apartment in northern Montreal in April 2016 and died May 1 after being shot. MONWP  https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/man-who-shot-rwandan-refugee-over-small-drug-debt-sentenced-to When he was just six years old, Gilbert Nshimiyumukiza saw his parents executed in the Rwandan genocide. “It resembles an execution, a senseless drug slaying,” Justice Michel […]

Fentanyl kings in Canada allegedly linked to powerful Chinese gang, the Big Circle Boys

Fentanyl kings in Canada allegedly linked to powerful Chinese gang, the Big Circle Boys By Sam Cooper, Stewart Bell and Andrew Russell November 27th, 2018 In October 2015, RCMP officers wearing tactical gear burst into luxury homes, an underground bank and two illegal casinos in Richmond, B.C. At a hidden casino on Richmond’s No. 4 Road, they found 27 […]

Criminal charges stayed in major B.C. money-laundering investigation

Federal prosecutors, RCMP not providing details on why the charges against Silver International Investments, Caixuan Qin and Jain Jun Zhu were stayed GORDON HOEKSTRA Updated: November 28, 2018 Building at 5811 Cooney Road in Richmond, where Silver International Investment was located. JASON PAYNE / PNG SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Criminal charges have been stayed relating to a high-profile RCMP investigation that alleged […]

3 men with ties to gang conflict arrested and charged in Surrey, B.C.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/3-men-with-ties-to-gang-conflict-arrested-and-charged-in-surrey-b-c-1.4894364 Three men with ties to gang conflict in the Lower Mainland have been arrested and charged with numerous offences in Surrey, B.C. Sagar Virk, 18, Sandeep Mathroo, 21, and Manjit Bahia, also 21, were arrested after RCMP searched a house in Newton on Friday. Gang associate who posed ‘significant risk’ to public shot dead in targeted hit Officers seized […]

(French): QUÉBEC (Montréal): un complot pour importer 1200 kg de cocaïne

https://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/justice-et-affaires-criminelles/affaires-criminelles/201808/25/01-5194259-un-complot-pour-importer-1200-kg-de-cocaine.php   Une rencontre au sommet en Colombie avec des narcotrafiquants et un Montréalais, une cargaison de 1200 kg de cocaïne, un complot bien rodé pour transporter la drogue de l’Amérique du Sud jusqu’en banlieue de Montréal : un Colombien a reconnu, vendredi, avoir participé à l’un des plus importants complots d’importation de cocaïne des […]