Saturday, October 24, 2009

Corruption Hotline Already Getting Tips, SQ Says

Quebec Public Security Minister Jacques Dupuis (left) with Director General of the Sûreté du Québec Richard Deschesnes, announces the creation of a special squad, called Opération Marteau, to look into allegations of corruption and collusion in the construction industry in Montreal. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Despite being in use for less than a day the Sûreté du Québec is already getting calls on a phone line set up to receive tips on suspected criminal activity in Quebec’s construction industry.

Inspector Michel Forget, the head of a newly formed squad mandated specifically to investigate illegal activities within the construction industry like collusion and money laundering, said Friday the line (1-888-444-1701) is already receiving tips.

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My Comment: Give it a few more weeks, I predict that the SQ's hot line's answering machine will be full.

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