B.C. to ask Ottawa for money laundering law changes after case fails to yield charges

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Push comes after ‘frustrating’ prosecution service statement no charges will be laid in recent case B.C. Attorney General Niki Sharma looks on during the swearing-in ceremony at Government House in Victoria, B.C., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Sharma says she will lobby the federal government to amend Canada’s financial crime law after a multi-year money laundering investigation by police failed to produce any charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito 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...