Gangs of Montreal: Vito Rizzuto, Global Superboss

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In this episode we take a closer look at Vito Rizzuto, the man who ran the Montreal mafia for decades.

While the New York crime families are more famous, the Montreal mob under Rizzuto had an international reach.

Besides drug smuggling, it ran loansharking and bookmaking schemes, and even illegal casinos.

But by the early 2000s, Vito Rizzuto’s reign was coming to an end.

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