The Rizzutos are Canada’s first family of crime. For decades, they dominated Montreal’s underworld with an iron fist. With the help of corrupt politicians and police officers, the Rizzutos built one of the most fearsome and lucrative criminal enterprises this country has ever seen. Their reign was long and bloody. But their fall was even more gruesome.
Crime writer James Dubro discusses the symbiotic relationship between criminals and the press, and the four decades he’s spent covering the mob in Canada.
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