Thursday, April 23, 2009

Hells Angels Informant To Be Paid $2.9 Million

Members of the Quebec chapter of the Hells Angels in this 2004 file photo. Former Angel Sylvain Boulanger signed an agreement worth $2.9 million with police in Quebec for his role as an informant leading to the arrests of more than 120 members last week. Photograph by: Bill Keay, Vancouver Sun

From Montreal Gazette:

A retired member of the Hells Angels who was key to the police investigation that has crippled the outlaw motorcycle gang in Quebec had nearly 3 million reasons to become an informant.

Sylvain Boulanger, 45, a former member of the gang’s Sherbrooke chapter who decided to give evidence to investigators with the Regional Integrated Squads, signed a contract that pay him $2.9 million over the course of the agreement, The Gazette has learned. It is believed to be the largest contract awarded to an informant in Quebec.

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