Category: Non-European crime

How Chinese gangs are laundering drug money through Vancouver real estate

How Chinese gangs are laundering drug money through Vancouver real estate Criminal syndicates that control chemical factories in China’s booming Guangdong province are shipping narcotics, including fentanyl, to Vancouver, washing the drug sales in British Columbia’s casinos and high-priced real estate, and transferring laundered funds back to Chinese factories to repeat this deadly trade cycle, a Global […]

Deported to Guyana, man came back to Canada and returned to life of crime

https://www.therecord.com/news-story/8149130-deported-to-guyana-man-came-back-to-canada-and-returned-to-life-of-crime/ KITCHENER — A man from Guyana deported from Canada 21 years ago after racking up several criminal convictions — including one for robbery — sneaked back into this country and returned to crime. Sheikh Ally, 47, was sentenced on Thursday to a little more than six years in prison, minus enhanced pretrial custody, afterpleading guilty to […]

Dark-skinned man linked to 3 sexual assaults

Man linked to 3 sexual assaults Thu Sep 3, 9:01 PM http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/090903/canada/canada_britishcolumbia_bc_vancouver_downtown_sexual_assualt_suspect_sketch VANCOUVER (CBC) – Vancouver police have released a sketch of a man they believe sexually assaulted three women and stalked another in downtown Vancouver recently. He is described as dark-skinned, about five foot eight, with a medium muscular build and black curly hair. […]

Bashir Makhtal sentenced to life in prison in Ethiopia

Canadian sentenced to life in prison in Ethiopia Lawyers for Bashir Makhtal will launch an appeal within two weeks, though human rights groups question his chance at a fair hearing David McDougall Globe and Mail Update Last updated on Monday, Aug. 03, 2009 07:26PM EDT Bashir Makhtal, a Canadian citizen who has been imprisoned in […]

Villanueva event organizers butt heads

Villanueva event organizers butt heads Hoodstock, vigil Groups plan to mark one-year anniversary of police shooting By JASON MAGDER, THE GAZETTEAugust 1, 2009 Story Lilian Villanueva stands beside pictures of her son Fredy Villanueva, during a vigil at Henri Bourassa park to remember his death a month ago, in Montreal, September 09, 2008. Her son […]

Court order stipulates Shafias are not to have contact with each other

Multiple-murder suspects shared cell: report Court order stipulates Shafias are not to have contact with each other By MEGAN MARTIN, The GazetteJuly 31, 2009 Story http://a123.g.akamai.net/f/123/12465/1d/www.montrealgazette.com/news/murder+suspects+shared+cell+report/1847004/1847005.bin Mohammad Shafia is led into Kingston, Ont., court last week.Photograph by: MARCOS TOWNSEND, THE GAZETTE, The Gazette According to multiple media reports, the two Shafia men being accused of […]

Eldest daughter of Kingston canal murder suspect attempted to marry

Eldest daughter of Kingston canal murder suspect attempted to marry By Paul Cherry, Gazette crime reporterAugust 1, 2009http://a123.g.akamai.net/f/123/12465/1d/www.montrealgazette.com/news/shafia+daughter+attempted+marry/1849258/1757308.bin?size=620×400 Story Three of the victims are shown in this undated family photo. Sisters Zainab Shafia, Sahar Shafia and Geeti Shafia from St. Léonard, along with Rona Amir Mohammed, Muhammad Shafia’s first wife.Photograph by: Handout, The Gazette During […]