Thursday, April 5, 2007
University of Ottawa CrimProf David Paciocco recently discussed the tedious tasks that coincide with White Collar investigations
CrimProf Paciocco said the nature of white-collar crimes requires investigators to sift through piles of documents and numbers, making it very difficult for them to put the case together.
He discussed this topic in light of a recent case in which a missing Canadian investment broker has been charged with fraud, five years after dozens of his clients lost the retirement savings they had invested with him.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Bruce Elmore, who has disappeared, but was charged on March 14 despite his absence, the RCMP told CBC Tuesday. Now the bankruptcy trustee who investigated the case and some of the victims are raising questions about the way the RCMP handled the case, asking why they were not informed about the charges. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]