Stereotypes skew money-laundering debate, inquiry warned

Evidence at the inquiry into money laundering suggests that racial stereotypes may be driving and skewing the dirty money debate when a careful analysis does not support the concern.

Lawyer David Butcher hit that nerve in his cross-examination of Len Meilleur, a key bureaucrat for more than a decade and former executive director of compliance at the province’s gaming policy and enforcement branch.

“Would you agree that it is completely inappropriate to simply draw that link — money from China must be illegitimate?” Butcher asked.

Meilleur replied: “I don’t have a comment on that.”

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