MONTRÉAL, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Alex Caine has spent his life infiltrating criminal organizations. For the past two years, he has dedicated himself to investigating Aboriginal-based organized crime with the help of former journalist François Perreault. LE PEUPLE BRISÉ : La disparition des femmes autochtones ; une enquête sur la mafia amérindienne is the fruit of their research. The writing team's profoundly disturbing account contextualizes and dissects the circumstances leading to the disappearance of Aboriginal women and girls, and sheds light on these victims' horrific fate, as well as the people involved. LE PEUPLE BRISÉ : La disparition des femmes autochtones ; une enquête sur la mafia amérindienne, Les Éditions Hugo&Cie's second French-language release in Québec, will be available in bookstores on October 27.
For the past several years, no one can deny the appalling number of missing Aboriginal women. Renowned infiltrator Alex Caine took it upon himself to track down the perpetrators of such heinous crimes. With the help of former journalist and author François Perreault, he made shocking discoveries that will rattle even the most hardened readers. From a factory used as a transit hub for women bought and sold like chattel to cruel experiments conducted on children living in residential schools, the evidence presented in this book incriminate a wide range of people, some of which would otherwise never have been suspected.
Each day, the authors uncovered new elements that left them speechless. By taking a closer look at the injustices within a community, they shed light on Aboriginal-based organized crime and its players. Their investigation's ramifications put them on the trail of criminal organizations across the Americas and beyond. As the result of their extensive research, this book will no doubt put a whole new perspective on cases still making headlines.
Alex Caine has spent over 30 years infiltrating national and international criminal organizations. Working for major intelligence and law enforcement agencies, such as the RCMP, FBI, DEA, HKRP (Hong Kong) and Europol, he ensconced himself in the illicit operations of biker gangs, triads and the Russian mafia to complete increasingly dangerous missions. Now at the end of his career, he decided to launch one last investigation into an issue he takes to heart. As a Métis of Mi'kmaq ancestry, he dedicated two years of his life to collating salient information and painting a picture of Aboriginal-based organized crime in Canada and elsewhere across the American continent. He also penned several other books, including national best seller Befriend and Betray (Métier : infiltrateur), which was published in a dozen languages.
François Perreault contributed his extensive experience as an author and journalist to the writing of this book. As a communications professional, he also spent several years managing national and international issues on behalf of various companies as a business consultant. Moreover, he took on the high-profile duties of Communications Director for the federal government's Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities (the Gomery Commission), and spokesperson for the Commissioner, the Honourable John H. Gomery. Le Peuple Brisé is his second collaboration with Alex Caine.
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