14 May 2019

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“Greater Vancouver has acted as a laundromat for foreign organized crime, including a Mexican cartel, Iranian and Mainland Chinese organized crime.”

Vancouver penthouses, ski chalets at Whistler, and holiday retreats in the Gulf Islands are among the thousands of properties identified in a dirty money probe that estimates more than $7 billion was laundered through the western Canadian province of British Columbia last year.

In the Vancouver region, housing prices rose more than 70 per cent in five years.

“The amount of money being laundered in B.C. is more than anyone predicted,” Finance Minister Carole James told reporters.

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Anonymous said...

old white guy says ---------- the money quote left me speechless. are they really into predicting crime these days?

Neo Conservative said...

you don't slip an extra 7 billion
dollars into the provincial economy
without anybody noticing.

obviously the politicians have
been getting their tithe.