MAXIME DELAND Tuesday, 31 January 2017 17:27 Update Tuesday, 31 January 2017 17:27 A 39-year-old Montrealer was murdered in the street on Monday afternoon in downtown Toronto. The victim is the brother of Mihale Leventis, who is now in jail for allegedly attempting to monopolize the distribution of cocaine in Canada. Anastasios Leventis was riddled with bullets around 2:30 pm at the corner of George and Adelaide Streets. His assassin disembarked from a vehicle before opening fire on him many times.The death of Leventis was recorded on the scene.
No arrests have yet been made in connection with this case. Anastasios Leventis is the brother of Mihale Leventis, arrested in November 2012 as part of Operation Loquace. Mihale Leventis was described by the Sûreté du Québec as one of the six heads of the disbanded criminal organization. The objective was to seize the monopoly on the distribution of cocaine in the country. According to the police, the criminal network was implicated in the importation, transportation and trafficking of narcotic drugs in Quebec and other Canadian provinces. The criminal organization also had links with various strains of organized crime, including the Hells Angels and the Italian mafia.