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Incarceration and gangland slayings have been common for Montreal's most noted mafia family over the past several years

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Vito Rizzuto , from Montreal, (standing second left) and another Montreal guest , Giuseppe LoPresti (standing at far right) are shown in a photo from the reception after the wedding of Sicilian boss mafia Giuseppe Bono and young AntoniaAlbino, the daughter of another important boss, at Pierre Hotel in New York November 16, 1980. Gerlando Sciascia of the Bonanno family is seated at the table below Rizzuto. Luzphoto (mandatory credit)Nobody knew FBI was there taking pictures and identifing all the most dangerous Italian bosses of Mafia. The images came to the attention of law enforcement who started putting names to all the faces. Authorities had noticed the unknown Sicialian men visiting the mob social clubs, and had started investigating them. The images would be very helpful.Today,some of those men are in prison, others are dead or fugitive.

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This surveillance photo of reputed organized crime figures Gerlando Sciascia, left, Vito Rizzuto, center left, Giovanni Liggamari, center right and Joseph Massino, taken on May 6, 1981 outside the Capri Motor Lodge in the Bronx borough of New York, was released by the Justice Department in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. Law-enforcement officials unsealed a 20 count indictment that charged 27 members and associates of the Bonanno crime family with murder, conspiracy and other crimes.

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VITO RIZZUTO: Known as Montreal’s Teflon Don, the Canadian Mafia boss, currently imprisoned in the United States, and his family opened accounts with UBS and Credit Suisse in the 1980s. One account opened by his mother Libertina, which named Vito as a proxy for the account, was called “El Tigre.” Mr. Rizutto, right, is due to be released in 2012, but still faces an arrest warrant in Italy.

RYAN REMIORZ

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VITO RIZZUTO: Known as Montreal’s Teflon Don, the Canadian Mafia boss, currently imprisoned in the United States, and his family opened accounts with UBS and Credit Suisse in the 1980s. One account opened by his mother Libertina, which named Vito as a proxy for the account, was called “El Tigre.” Mr. Rizutto is due to be released in 2012, but still faces an arrest warrant in Italy.

GRAHAM HIGHES

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Convicted Montreal crime boss Nicolo Rizzuto leaves a Montreal prison Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008. Nicolo Rizzuto, the 84-year-old father of the man reputed to be the godfather of the Montreal Mafia, has been given a suspended sentence after previously pleading guilty to two criminal charges. Nicolo will be on probation for three years after being sentenced in Montreal today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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Montreal police officers at the scene where a man was shot in Montreal, Monday, Dec., 28, 2009. The man was eventually identified as the son of Vito Rizzuto, Nick.

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The casket bearing the remains of Nick Rizzuto is carried out of church following funeral services on Jan. 2, 2010, in Montreal.

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Nicolo (Nick) Rizzuto leaves the funeral of his grandson Nick Rizzuto in Montreal on Jan. 2, 2010.

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Nick Rizzuto Sr. (R) walks out of the church with family after his grandson Nick Rizzuto's funeral in Montreal, January 2, 2010. Nick Rizzuto, eldest son of Vito Rizzuto, the reputed head of the Montreal Mafia according to media reports, on Monday was gunned down in Montreal's Notre-dame-de-Grace neighborhood.

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A police officer guards the entrance of the Montreal house of reputed mafia boss Nicolo Rizzuto Sr., who was reportedly gunned down on Nov. 10, 2010.

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Montreal police approach the home belonging to reputed crime boss Nicolo (Nick) Rizzuto in Montreal November 10, 2010. According to local media reports, Rizzuto, the reputed head of the Montreal mafia, was shot to death in his Montreal mansion by an unknown attacker.

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