Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz resigns under cloud at B.C. Legislature

The second of the suspended top officials at B.C.’s legislative assembly has resigned, 11 months after the pair were escorted off the grounds of parliament under a cloud of misspending allegations. (The Province)

Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to cartels

MEXICO CITY - Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs. (CTV News)

B.C Mountie arrested after being found in vehicle with known gang members

A member of the Surrey RCMP has been arrested and faces possible criminal charges. Sources have told Global News that the constable was taken into custody earlier this week, after he was discovered inside a vehicle with known gang associates. (Global News)

The one and only person to blame for the SNC-Lavelin scandal

The Liberals and their surrogates would like you to know they’re sick and tired of the  media’s continued scrutiny of SNC-Lavalin, a.k.a. the great vampire squid wrapped around the face of Justin Trudeau’s government. (MacLeans)

Lethbridge drug site: a shocking mess uncovered

A shocking mess, all the more shocking because of whose mess it is. Those who claim to be doing what they’re doing for the most unselfish reasons.(Calgary Sun)

Ortis case linked to Vancouver firm that supplied secure cellphones to international criminals

The investigation into top RCMP civilian official Cameron Ortis began with a shadowy, multimillion-dollar Vancouver-based company run by Canadians that sold encrypted cellphones to drug traffickers and money launderers around the world. (CBC)

Alleged RCMP mole accused of selling secrets to kingpin money launderer and terror financier

In October 2014, Canadian intelligence leaders were invited to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s headquarters in Chantilly, Va. The DEA had a theory: the upper echelons of global money laundering, terrorism, drug-trafficking and organized crime all bleed together. And only a handful of men in this murky world of extremely powerful criminals had organizations capable of laundering more than $10 billion annually. (Global News)

Hunter biz partner details Joe Biden’s China dealings

One of Joe Biden’s ways of contrasting himself with President Trump has been to declare the election a battle of Park Avenue values vs. Scranton, Pa., values. (New York Post)

Names of SNC employees, executives behind illegal Liberal Party donations revealed

A confidential document sent to the Liberal Party of Canada in 2016, and obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada, reveals how top officials at the embattled engineering firm SNC-Lavalin were named in a scheme to illegally influence Canadian elections. (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)

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