Friday, June 19, 2009

Construction Probe Gets Hot

Construction work continues on City Hall as the Sûreté du Québec continues its investigation into Quebec's construction industry. Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Police raids; Seizure orders placed on $10M of Hells Angel's assets, Sûreté says.

The police investigation into Quebec's construction industry heated up yesterday with seizure orders placed on what police say is $10 million worth of assets belonging to a member of the Hells Angels.

Searches were carried out at several addresses, including a home once linked to the Montreal Mafia.

Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Claude Denis said that yesterday's work was part of a continuing investigation into the infiltration of organized crime into the construction industry in order to launder money.

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