The Charbonneau Commission is investigating claims that the Montreal Mafia and dirty politicians took cuts from government contracts to construction companies in a massive bid rigging scheme, and Garry Clement, a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer, queries whether the racket can ever be stopped as reported by Linda Gyulai for The Gazette: "One of the assessments of organized crime is their ability to corrupt. So organized crime groups will continue to co-opt people and bring them into their fold. And we'll see this again. This isn't going to be wiped out, this thing."
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