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Laval mayor’s home searched in Quebec anti-corruption raid

Laval mayor’s home searched in Quebec anti-corruption raid

Post ID: 36370 | POSTED ON: Oct 11, 2012
 
 

QUEBEC — Quebec's anti-corruption squad raided municipal offices in the Montreal suburb of Laval and the home of the city's mayor on Thursday as part of an investigation into the awarding of contracts.

About 70 agents from the provincial Unité Permanente Anticorruption, or UPAC, descended on city hall, Mayor Gilles Vaillancourt's house and buildings housing the municipality's engineering and human resources departments.

It was UPAC's highest profile raid against a politician since it was created last year.

The raids began at about 3:45 p.m. ET. Staff at city hall had to evacuate the building while officers looked for documents and seized computer hardware…Read More

 

SOURCE : cbcnews.ca /Yahoo News

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