An ex-lofteuse in trouble

A former loft in trouble

and Philippe Langlois MISE &Agrave ; DAY

A former candidate for Loft Story, spouse of one of the most important leaders of organized crime in Quebec, is in the crosshairs of the tax authorities and could lose her sumptuous family home in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. 

Christelle Huot, who participated in reality TV in 2007 and 2009, comes to see a legal mortgage of nearly $80,000 be registered on her residence on rue des Trembles. 

Although the house is only in her name, the 37-year-old woman lives there with the boss Gregory Woolley, her fiancé. Their home was recently put up for sale for the tidy sum of $3.8 million.

Revenu Québec is therefore trying to recover a debt from the ex-lofteuse which dates back to 2017, when the 50-year-old criminal was in preventive detention in the Bordeaux prison. 

The one the police consider as the “godfather” of Montreal street gangs received a five-year sentence for gangsterism, conspiracy, possession and trafficking of narcotics and was finally able to return home last fall. 

The residence of Gregory Woolley and Christelle Huot, rue des Trembles, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, was the target of two violent incidents in May.

House seized

If Christelle Huot does not manage to repay the tax authorities within the allotted time, the luxurious house has a cellar of 400 bottles, a built-in sound system, an in-ground swimming pool, a separate dwelling and a wooded lot of 70,000 square feet, could be entered. 

The former reality TV contestant's financial troubles don't end there, as a Bahamian loan company she took out one of her mortgages with issued a notice of default worth more than $650,000 in July 2021. 

The amount has still not been paid, according to the most up-to-date documents available.

The problems with Revenu Québec arise just weeks after the family was threatened at the same residence.

In early May, the house next door was mistakenly targeted by gunfire, reported Le Journal. Shortly after, shell casings were discovered on the property of the influential mobster.  

According to our information, both incidents targeted Woolley directly. Everything suggests that someone was trying to send him a message. 

The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu police, assisted by the Sûreté du Québec because of their expertise in organized crime, opened an investigation. To date, no suspects have been arrested.

Arrested in 2015

Gregory Woolley was arrested in 2015 as part of Operation Magot-Mastiff, which then destabilized organized crime. 

He was also the main target, in particular because he had helped create an alliance between street gangs, the Italian mafia and the Hells Angels to control the sale of narcotics in greater Montreal, according to court documents. The police believe that he has completely changed the portrait of organized crime in Quebec. 

He is also at the origin of the Syndicates, the first street gang to work closely with the Hells Angels. He was also a member of the Rockers, the former biker school club controlled by the late Maurice “Mom” Boucher.

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