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Date: Monday, January 02 2006
A list of recent and ongoing RCMP investigations of the Liberals.
JUST THE FACTS December 29, 2005
RCMP investigations into Liberal government activities
OTTAWA – Yesterday's announcement that the RCMP are conducting a criminal investigation into the Income Trust Scandal is just another chapter in an ongoing saga. Here are some media reports of RCMP investigations over the past three years:
The RCMP is probing a $76.5 million DND contract with Compaq Canada. (National Post, September 30, 2003).
Paul Coffin, president of a Montreal-based advertising company with Liberal links, was charged by the RCMP with 18 counts of fraud, involving $2-million. (Globe and Mail, September 29, 2003).
Chuck Guite and Jean Brault, the former head of the Groupaction firm, are facing charges in the sponsorship scandal.
A third advertising executive with Liberal connections was charged with fraud.as part of the RCMP's investigation into the sponsorship program. Jacques Paradis, the former president of Publicite Martin in Montreal, allegedly submitted fake invoices worth $98,250 as part of a $1.2-million sponsorship of the Montreal Expos in 1998. (Globe and Mail, October 22, 2004).
The RCMP continues to probe the sponsorship contracts and says more charges are pending. (Globe and Mail, September 29, 2003). Minister Ralph Goodale has referred a dozen files from five companies to the RCMP for investigation, including GroupAction. (Fredericton Daily Gleaner, September 15, 2003).
The RCMP has raided the offices of Communications Coffin and GroupAction as well as "many other raids". (Globe and Mail, September 10, 2003).