Monday, September 28, 2020

NYPD officer arrested for ‘acting as an agent for China’

An officer with the New York City Police Department was arrested on Monday for allegedly acting as an illegal agent for China. The officer has been identified in a criminal complaint as Baimadajie Angwang, who was born in Tibet, an autonomous region of China. (The Daily Mail)

Liberal MP who quit over massive gambling debts charged by the RCMP over ‘millions’ in personal loans while in office

Former Liberal Member of Parliament of Raj Grewal was charged Friday with fraud and breach of trust over “millions” of dollars in personal loans obtained while he was in office, the RCMP said. “It is alleged that Mr. Grewal failed to report his receipt of millions in personal loans to the Ethics Commissioner, in circumstances that constitute a criminal breach of trust,” the RCMP announced Friday. (National Post)

A year after espionage arrest, the RCMP still hasn’t acted on calls for tighter security

The RCMP has flagged ways to tighten its security protocols in response to the Cameron Ortis espionage case — but not one of those changes has been implemented in the year since his arrest. (CBC)

Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE’s Canadian operations

The demise of WE's Canadian operations won't take the heat off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's decision to hire the charity to run a now-defunct student volunteer program.  (CBC)

Feds charge former Green Beret with espionage with Russia

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A former Army Green Beret living in northern Virginia was arrested on Friday, charged with divulging military secrets about his unit’s activities in former Soviet republics during more than a decade of contacts with Russian intelligence. (New York Post)

RCMP probe into Trudeau gov’t abuse shows real problems with ethics, corruption

What does it say that for the second time in a year the RCMP are investigating the Trudeau government? The Mounties told Global News Wednesday evening that they were looking into the government’s handling of the WE Charity contract — a fact they confirmed to me on Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

Redacted WE documents are part of the coverup by Liberals Conservatives allege

OTTAWA – Newly published government documents reveal the frantic “shit show” that led to the creation and outsourcing of a controversial program to WE Charity, as well as the heavy hand of political operatives throughout the process. (National Post)

Canada Finance Minister resigns amid charity probe

Bill Morneau has faced pressure to step down after it was revealed he did not repay travel costs covered by WE while on overseas trips to see its work. He said he recently realised he had not repaid the C$41,000 in expenses and has since written a cheque.(BBC)
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  • First domino falls in Durham probe

    Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham's review of the investigation into links between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign, two sources close to the matter tell Fox News.(Fox)

    Ethics committee another disaster for the Trudeau Liberals

    If WE Charity has given back any of the $30 million fronted to them by the Trudeau government, then neither ministers nor top bureaucrats know about it. That was part of what was discovered as MPs continued to ask questions about the now cancelled $912-million deal with the struggling charity.(Toronto Sun)

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