Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Great Canadian Mafia War Hit List


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Tremors of a pending mob revolution were felt in the mid-2000s, by the end of the decade, however, the underworld in Canada was in an all-out gangland shooting war that would reach biblical proportions in subsequent years. The conflict started in Montreal, Quebec surrounding unrest in the Rizzuto mob empire and eventually moved to Ontario, first hitting Toronto and then Hamilton. Bodies piled up, a series of murders that has since touched Europe and Mexico and shows no signs of slowing down.

The Great Canadian Mafia War Murder Timeline (2005-present)

August 11, 2005 – Montreal mobster Johnny Bertolo, a racketeer, builder and construction union rep aligned with Rizzuto crime family power, Raynald Desjardins, is killed as he left his gym after a falling out with Vito Rizzuto. The Bertolo murder is believed to have started the bad blood between Desjardins and Rizzuto.

August 30, 2006 – Rizzuto crime family enforcer Domenico Macri is killed in a drive-by shooting as he sat at a traffic light in downtown Montreal.

September 7, 2007 – Montreal mob figure Frank Velenosi, a main lieutenant of Rizzuto crime family underboss, Francesco (Compare Frank) Arcadi, is found stabbed to death in the trunk of his car.  (more...)

The Great Canadian Mafia War Hit List

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