Category: International

John Lennon & The Mafia: Beatle Rock God Squared Off With Mobbed Up Music Mogul In Court

December 9, 2020 – Like many songwriters and recording artists of his era, John Lennon bumped heads with music mogul Morris (Mo) Levy, a New York mob associate and confidant of legendary Genovese crime family boss Vincent (The Chin) Gigante. Levy and the former king Beatle went toe-to-toe in the courtroom multiple times over licensing
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Rolling His Way To Freedom: West End Gang Drug Chief Granted Full Parole, Will Not Return To Montreal

November 23, 2020 – Montreal underworld figure Shane (Wheels) Maloney was granted a full parole this week after serving eight years for drug and firearms offenses. The 43-year old wheelchair-bound Irish wiseguy says he will be moving to British Columbia. Wheels Maloney was a leader of Montreal’s Irish mob, known locally as The West End
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The Day The Music Died In The Montreal Mafia: Rizzuto Slaying In ’10 Marked End Of One Era, Start Of Another

November 17, 2020 – The signature and most audacious murder in the ongoing Canadian Mafia War occurred ten years ago this month when Montreal mob royal Nicolo (Uncle Nick) Rizzuto was killed by a single sniper’s bullets inside his palatial estate in Cartierville on November 10, 2010. He was 86 and stuck in the crossfire
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Picture-Perfect Ending: Canadian Underworld Chief “Picasso” Woolley Walks Free From Prison

November 11, 2020 — You could not have painted a better picture for one of Canada’s most notorious criminals. Montreal gangland leader Greg (Picasso) Woolley was paroled early from his drug case with strict conditions this week, walking out of prison eight months before he was scheduled to be because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On
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