Mayor Applebaum affidavit revealed: Bribes stuffed in DVD cases | Montreal Gazette

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Secret codes, haggling over bribes, meetings in cars, DVD boxes containing illicit cash and bluffing to dupe company executives into paying kickbacks.They’re not part of the plot of a political thriller on television, but the accounts of different witnesses as told to Quebec police. And they allowed the province’s anti-corruption squad to obtain a warrant in 2013 to search the municipal offices of Montreal’s Côte-des-Neiges — Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough and eventually arrest Montreal’s then-mayor, Michael Applebaum.

Source: Applebaum affidavit revealed: Bribes stuffed in DVD cases | Montreal Gazette