BC attorney general orders ICBC to investigate claims linked to casino money-laundering probe

B.C. Attorney General David Eby has ordered ICBC to investigate a number of car accident and injury claim cases after reviewing an investigative report provided by Postmedia News.

Postmedia’s review of civil forfeiture cases involving a Vancouver used auto dealer, and numerous individual car accident and ICBC claims cases, points to a network of individuals with connections to Paul King Jin, the suspect at the centre of RCMP’s investigation into money laundering in B.C. casinos.

“This is very troubling information,” Eby told Postmedia in an interview. “I’ve asked ICBC to investigate the information you’ve provided.”

Government documents and RCMP’s investigation allege that Jin is connected to organized crime, private lenders and “high-risk” VIP gamblers recruited from Macau. Jin and his network allegedly provided these “whale” gamblers with stacks of suspected drug cash to buy chips in B.C. casinos. Several charges have been laid in the RCMP’s investigation and more charges are expected, but

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