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Organized crime unit charges two Albertans with fraud, money laundering

Organized crime investigators have charged two men in northern Alberta with fraud and money laundering offences. Global News

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Organized crime investigators have charged two men in northern Alberta with fraud and money laundering offences.

Police say the case is linked to the seizure of cocaine and fentanyl pills last October in Grande Prairie.

Mark Phillips, 27, is charged with mortgage fraud, money laundering and drug trafficking.

Manjit Nagra, 55, faces mortgage fraud, money laundering and possession of proceeds of crime charges.

A Grande Prairie developer called Studio Homes Ltd., has also been charged under the proceeds of crime and terrorist financing act.

The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams organized crime unit includes RCMP and other police in the province.

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