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RCMP Federal Policing Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team charge man in $2.1 million mortgage fraud scheme

October 24, 2022

The RCMP Federal Policing Integrated Money Laundering Investigative Team (IMLIT) has charged a man for fraudulently purchasing property and money laundering.

After a comprehensive investigation, IMLIT found that a Calgary man defrauded millions from multiple financial institutions in the Calgary area between 2015 and 2020.

On Oct. 18, 2022, a 53-year-old individual, a resident of Calgary, was charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 contrary to section 380 of the Criminal Code (x4); and,
  • Money Laundering contrary to section 462.31(1) of the Criminal Code.

The individual is scheduled to appear in Calgary provincial court on Nov. 28, 2022.

"With the support of our partner agencies, the Forensic Accounting Management Group and the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, we were able to keep Canada's economy safe from someone who chose to exploit its financial institutions. We'd also like to extend our gratitude to the public for reporting suspicious activity and the tips we received."

- Supt. Sean Boser, OIC of Federal Policing - Calgary

The mandate of The Federal Integrated Money Laundering Investigation Team (IMLIT) is to build integrated partnerships with policing partners and other Federal agencies, specifically the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Forensic Accounting Management Group (FAMG) and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC). The integrated team allows the RCMP to be more intelligence-led, maximizing its integrated approach to identify, seize, restrain and forfeit illicit and unreported wealth accumulated by organized crime groups.

https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/

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