Haiti at risk of famine as gangs overtake country
``This is not the usual chronic food crisis in Haiti. This is extremely bad,'' said Jean-Martin Bauer, the World Food Programme's country director for the Caribbean state.
Cash mob draws dozens to Edmonton convenience store after ATM robbery
Loyal customers of a north Edmonton convenience store that was damaged by an excavator during a break-in late last month held a cash mob Wednesday night.
Oct 5, 2016
$13M in drugs, guns, cash seized following Vancouver organized crime investigation
Two men and two women were arrested as part of the investigation and 'will face numerous drugs and firearms charges once the investigation is complete,' police said.
Cash mob takes over local business
Most people have heard of a flash mob but, what about a cash mob? The concept is simple, and it's all in support of local businesses. The organizer of the cash mob selects a local, privately owned business, then a group of people "mob" the business and spend money at the store. The most recent cash mob hit the streets of Edmonton, Sunday afternoon.
Oct 21, 2012
Cash mob gives boost to Edmonton’s 124 Street businesses
An area that has been hit hard by the extended closure of the 102 Avenue bridge was targeted by a cash mob Saturday.
Dec 12, 2015
Police allege ‘crime family’ busted in mob raid laundered more than $70M through Ontario casinos
York Regional Police alleged Thursday that the Figliomeni Crime Family laundered more than $70 million through Ontario casinos in "just a few short years."
Jul 18, 2019
Suspect sought in $75,000 fraud case involving stolen credit, debit cards in Burnaby
A debit card was used at a bank in the Metrotown area while the credit cards were used at various businesses to buy expensive electronics, according to Burnaby RCMP.
Christmas cash mob set to hit struggling 124 Street this weekend
Cash mob coming! It's the easiest way to get your Christmas shopping done while supporting the struggling businesses along 124 Street.
Dec 7, 2015
Money laundering in Ontario: Suspicious cash transactions spike after B.C. casino crackdown
Experts believe casino money launderers have shifted from B.C. to Ontario.
Jan 29, 2020
Cashless Canada: Why Canadians are leaders in the cashless trend
Whether you pay by debit, credit, your mobile wallet or a smart watch, speed and convenience are driving the way Canadians are choosing to pay, but it comes with a price.
Oct 29, 2022
How Chinese gangs are laundering drug money through Vancouver real estate
It is called the “Vancouver Model” of transnational crime.
Apr 19, 2018
Toronto man arrested with $1M in cash may have ties to international money launderer. Now, he’s allegedly fled Canada
North York currency exchange owner named Farzam Mehdizadeh was arrested in 2016 with more than $1 million in cash during a traffic stop. Now he has reportedly left the country.
Feb 28, 2019
Received a spam text recently? Here’s what you should know
Spam texting is on the rise and as technology gets more sophisticated they're expected to increase in frequency, experts say.
Feb 23, 2022
Biden, McCarthy narrow in on budget deal to lift debt ceiling
The White House has offered to freeze next year’s 2024 spending at current levels and restrict 2025 spending, but the Republican leader says that’s not enough.
International students and offshore banking flagged in Canadian real estate money laundering
Documents obtained by Global News piece together the complex web in which funds found their way into Canadian investments, attracting the attention of regulators.
Nov 25, 2021
‘Vancouver Model’ money laundering connects B.C., Las Vegas and Macau casinos, inquiry hears
The Cullen Commission heard new details about the RCMP’s E-Pirate investigation into suspected drug-money laundering in BC Lottery Corporation casinos.
Mar 1, 2021
Costly scams rob Canadians of hundreds of millions of dollars in 2021
Scammers were out in full force in 2021, robbing Canadian consumers of more than $200 million using various frauds and schemes.
Dec 31, 2021
Calgary family warns others after being hijacked by rental scammers for 6 years
A Calgary family says it has been living a nightmare for the past six years after being hijacked by scammers who listed their home as a rental.
How to check if you have unclaimed money in a Canadian bank
At the end of last year, the Bank of Canada was holding approximately 1.8 million unclaimed balances worth $678 million.
Mar 20, 2017
5 people facing charges after $1.6M drug bust with ties to Alberta and British Columbia
The 18-month investigation by ALERT and the RCMP started in Medicine Hat and resulted in police seizing more than $1.6 million in fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine.
Feb 2, 2022