The RCMP will be seeking charges against several people in connection with the construction of the Winnipeg police headquarters building and the Canada Post Mail Processing Plant.
This comes more than two and a half years after the Mounties first began to probe criminal allegations in the police HQ building project, and more than 18 months after they began looking into the Canada Post mail plant near the Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport.
The RCMP would not reveal who could be facing charges, but search warrants have named contractor Armik Babakhanians of Caspian Construction, office manager Pam Anderson, ex-City of Winnipeg CAO Phil Sheegl, consultants Peter Chang and Patrick Dubuc.
All were suspected in various criminal offences ranging from fraud to breach of trust in court documents filed throughout the investigation. There’s no indication whether the anticipated charges will related to those suspicions. No charges have been laid and none of the allegations have been proven in court.
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