B.C. premier wants tighter federal laundering laws after case fails to yield charges

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VICTORIA — The failure of a massive, multi-year money laundering investigation to yield charges is a "shocking" example of the shortfalls of federal financial crime law, British Columbia Premier David Eby said Thursday. Eby called for tougher laws a day after B.C.'s prosecution service announced no charges will be laid in the E-Nationalize investigation into millions of dollars that moved through B.C. casinos and Chinese bank accounts. "Obviously, there's a serious problem with federal criminal law that allows this conduct to continue in our province," he said. "It's probably shocking to British Columbians that you can have somebody in our...