‘Most serious’ financial crime targeted as RCMP and Alberta Securities Commission team up

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A new partnership has been created to crack down on white collar crime in Alberta, the Alberta Securities Commission and the RCMP have announced. The Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT) will help tackle the most serious securities offences — such as repeat offenders, serious fraud, and breaches of court orders and bans, police and ASC officials say.

Investigators, forensic accountants, legal professionals and RCMP officers

The ASC is the regulatory agency responsible for protecting investors and administering the province’s securities laws. Collaboration with the RCMP should provide better access to provincial, national and international information and intelligence. The JSOT is comprised of investigators, forensic accountants, legal professionals and RCMP officers.

Read more at CBC News.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.