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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.
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Quebec’s corruption inquiry hears from Montreal construction boss

Multiple fields of the construction industry in Montreal and surrounding regions were controlled by a small group of contractors who took turns “winning” bids, and paid a percentage on the value of every public contract to the Mafia, the Charbonneau Commission heard Thursday.
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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.