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By: Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Montreal’s police chief is promising swift action after reports that a retired officer allegedly tried to sell information on stoolies to the Mafia

Marc Parent said Tuesday the 33-year veteran of the force worked in the intelligence unit and was one of a handful of people who had access to a confidential list of names.

Several reports said he allegedly had contact with a lawyer who represents the  mafia and other organized crime figures and that he offered information in exchange for a six-figure sum.

He allegedly gave the lawyer four names to show he was serious — people who have since been contacted by police, Parent said. read more  Here