Category Archives: Extortion

Alex Quang allegedly defrauded dozens across the country

 

Alex Quang

Man allegedly defrauded dozens across the country
CBC News Posted: Dec 28, 2012 8:22 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012 8:54 PM ET

People across the country allege they have been scammed by a man who took various amounts of money from them before disappearing.

People from Edmonton to Winnipeg say Alex Quang came into their lives, took money and left. Continue reading

Markham: Trevor Edwards pleads guilty to dozen charges

Trevor Edwards pleaded guilty in Newmarket court Monday to a dozen charges, including extortion, unlawful confinement, obstructing a police officer and assault.

Tarantino-esque chase ends in guilty plea
Published On Mon, 14 May 2012

Trevor Edwards pleaded guilty in Newmarket court Monday to a dozen charges, including extortion, unlawful confinement, obstructing a police officer and assault.
Peter Edwards
Staff Reporter

Trevor Samuel Edwards’ life was playing out like a Quentin Tarantino movie.

The Markham man was driving hard in July 2010, trying to catch up with his former lover, who had fled him at the wheel of his black C Class Mercedes.

Making her flight all the more troubling for Edwards, 42, was the fact that he had stashed $50,000 cash in a shoebox in the Mercedes’ trunk before she hit the road. Continue reading

Calgary: Luciano Carlo Ferrazzano sentenced to 7 years in plot to kidnap, torture and kill man

Tattoo parlour owner jailed in torture plot
By Daryl Slade, Calgary Herald December 16, 2011

The central character in a bizarre plot to kidnap, torture and kill a man he believed had set fire to his family’s northeast Calgary tattoo business last June has been sent to prison.

Luciano Carlo Ferrazzano, 39, was sentenced on Thursday to seven years in jail, which includes credit for his guilty plea and time already served for conspiracy to kidnap and loan sharking. Continue reading

Nicholas Victorvalaratnam, Asogian Gunalingam and Jaswinder Singh charged in Veerpal Brar case

Nicholas Victorvalaratnam, 46, Asogian Gunalingam, 30 and Jaswinder Singh, 27, appeared in Brampton court Sunday afternoon. All three suspects have been charged with kidnapping, forcible confinement, extortion and assault.

3 men charged in alleged abduction of Brampton woman
Published On Sun, 13 Nov 2011

Veerpal Brar, 38, of Brampton was found safe on Sunday morning after an alleged abduction on Friday.
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Gustavo Vieira and Dylan C. Robertson
Staff Reporters

Three men have been charged in the alleged abduction of a Brampton woman. Continue reading