High Street cash mob

The 124th Street shopping district says continued bridge construction is affecting its bottom line. So today, Edmontonians stepped in to help. Quinn Ohler has more. Watch video 

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. Continue reading 

Bulger to get public defender

Former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who escaped prosecution for 16 years until he was apprehended last week in California with more than $800,000 in cash, was given a taxpayer-funded attorney Thursday after a judge concluded that he is unable to pay for his own lawyer. Continue reading 

Mob-linked Montreal man fights deportation to Italy

Clear evidence of meeting with Mafia bosses to share bundles of cash — secretly caught on video by police — demonstrates organized crime involvement, even if no charges or convictions stemmed from it, the Federal Court heard Tuesday in a hearing over whether a Montreal mobster should be deported. Continue reading 

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