Law enforcement including the RCMP, provincial gaming regulatory enforcement agencies such as B.C.'s Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch, and FINTRAC are responsible for enforcement of our laws.
Recent events in British Columbia have demonstrated that reporting agencies such as casino operators are doing excellent work at identifying, collecting and reporting suspicious financial transaction. A prime example of this cooperation is that key information was provided by the gaming industry for the RCMP's ePirate investigation.
"It's clear that preventing money laundering is a partnership and that all agencies have a role to play," commented Paul Burns, President and CEO of the CGA. "Law enforcement's role is particularly important, as those organizations have investigative and apprehension powers, which are clear deterrents to those considering engaging in illicit activity."