The rizzuto crime family italian. The funding announced on tuesday is in addition to the 325 million announced last march.
Quebecs organized crime squad said tuesday it was carrying out a series of drug raids in the capitale nationalechaudiere appalaches region.
Organized crime quebec. Quebecs organized crime suppression squad enrco said that about 20 arrests are planned for today. The investigation is dubbed operation palefroi walking or parade horse. They are sometimes referred to as the sixth family.
This is because the quebec crime probe report of 1976 revealed the structure of the montreal mafia and its dependency on the american mafia family of joe bonanno. Rittsuto is an organized crime family based in montreal quebec canada whose criminal activity covers most of southern quebec and ontario. The fbi considers the rizzuto family a faction of the bonanno crime family while canadian law enforcement consider it an independent crime family.
Quebec public safety minister genevieve guibault announced that it will redistribute 77 million seized from criminal organizations to better combat and prevent crime monday. Of all organized crime groups operating in canada the mafia is the best known. Four kg of cocaine 130k meth tablets 400k in cash eight firearms including five handguns and an electric pulse pistol silencers and ammunition has been seized.
The escouade nationale de repression du crime organise enrco was conducting 13 searches of residences businesses and vehicles in the quebec city region. The rest of the funds will be given to cross police force teams specialized in fighting organized crime.