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Irish Mob Boss Matticks Loses Battle With Cancer In Canada

After decades of avoiding death by unnatural causes in the treacherous Canadian underworld, Richard Matticks, the reputed leader of Montreal’s Irish mob known locally as the West End Gang, succumbed to cancer late last week. He was 80 and alleged to head the notoriously brutal West End Gang alongside his brother Gerald. The Matticks brothers grew

Canadian Mafioso wants trial in French, Judge overwhelmed w/ motions

Montreal mob leader wants separate trial, mountain of motions threatens start date Parlez-Vous Francais? Translation; Do you speak French? Well, if you don’t you might have a difficult time understanding the proceedings at the forthcoming murder trial of Canadian mafia bigwig Raynard Desjardins, the one-time right-hand man to deceased Montreal Godfather Vito Rizzuto. Lawyers for