Canada: Refuge for Illicit Funds
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Canada has become a global haven for laundering dirty money, particularly in highly-priced real estate markets. The federal government earmarked funds in its most recent budget for a new anti-money laundering task force. Joining Steve Paikin to discuss whether this have an affect on the problem in Ontario is James Cohen, the executive director of Transparency International Canada, Frederic R. Miller, Forensics Anti- Corruption Managing Director for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Charlene Cieslik, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer at the cybercurrency platform, Coinsquare and Barry Cohen, a realtor specializing in the Toronto luxury real estate market.