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B.C. pledges action on casino money laundering

Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 9:04 AM | By Ian Burns

The B.C. government has vowed to crack down on money laundering in the gaming sector after a scathing report identified millions of dollars in dirty money that passed through provincial casinos, but an expert is saying it is likely organized crime has started to shift its focus to other areas of the economy.

Peter German, a lawyer and former deputy commissioner of both the RCMP and Correctional Service Canada, released his “Dirty Money” report to the public June 27, after being appointed in October 2017 to...