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 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
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
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
Quebec corruption inquiry watches video of mob bosses stuffing cash in their socks
First came names and then the Quebec corruption inquiry watched video of construction bosses handing over cash to Mafia chieftains at a notorious Sicilian Mafia hangout in Montreal.
Sep 26, 2012
Money laundering in Ontario: Suspicious cash transactions spike after B.C. casino crackdown
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Jan 29, 2020
RCMP seize firearms, cash, drugs after gun store break and enter in southern Alberta
An investigation of a gun store break-and-enter near Medicine Hat led RCMP to arrest a suspect in Strathmore, Alta., near Calgary.
Major players in alleged Italian crime family taken down in massive bust in Ontario
York Regional Police revealed details on the massive bust of an alleged traditional organized crime network that netted more than $35 million in cash and assets.
Jul 18, 2019
‘Save our bank’: Residents protest closure of only bank on N.B. island
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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre gets federal cash influx for new facility
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Oct 19, 2020
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