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Veteran Toronto police officer arrested on 13 new charges in GTA tow truck corruption case

A veteran Toronto police officer was hit with 13 fresh charges related to corruption in the tow truck industry on Friday, while a dozen other local towing workers were charged with fraud-related offences. Const. Ronald Joseph, 48, was arrested on Friday on two counts of… Read More »Veteran Toronto police officer arrested on 13 new charges in GTA tow truck corruption case

Loansharking, fake test results and betting on chess: How organized crime has learned to thrive in the COVID-19 pandemic

Pat Musitano was a brash, loud mob boss, but his funeral was so low key it went almost entirely unnoticed after he was murdered by a gunman in a Burlington parking lot this summer in the midst of the global pandemic. When his associate, Joseph… Read More »Loansharking, fake test results and betting on chess: How organized crime has learned to thrive in the COVID-19 pandemic

‘Everybody’s afraid’: How biker gangs and organized crime muscled in on the GTA tow truck industry

Your pay can be great as a GTA tow truck driver. Your hours are flexible. You just need a truck and a valid driver’s license to get to roar up and down roadways looking for stranded vehicles. On the downside, local tow truck drivers are… Read More »‘Everybody’s afraid’: How biker gangs and organized crime muscled in on the GTA tow truck industry