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BCLC Statement on Dr. Peter German Report


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Vancouver, B.C., June 27, 2018 – BCLC has received Dr. Peter German’s final report from his independent review of B.C.’s anti-money laundering policies and practices in Lower Mainland casinos. Dr. German was appointed as an independent expert by Attorney General and Minister Responsible for BCLC, David Eby.

“Dr. German’s report provides an important road map for the multiple organizations involved in combatting money laundering in British Columbia,” said Peter Kappel, BCLC Board Chair. “BCLC will work with Government on recommendations contained within the report, and I am confident in the organization’s steadfast commitment to be a part of the solution.”

BCLC will work in collaboration with service providers, law enforcement and regulators to keep dirty money out of B.C. casinos.

“I would like to thank Dr. Peter German, whose work has broadened and deepened our understanding of how the multiple agencies involved in combatting organized crime can improve,” said Jim Lightbody, President and CEO, BCLC. “We are poised to implement the direction set out by Attorney General David Eby to keep dirty money out of casinos alongside our industry, government and law enforcement partners. We can all do better for the benefit of British Columbians.”

BCLC will provide regular updates on the actions it takes on recommendations within its scope of authority.

For more information:
BCLC Media Relations