Alleged money launderer arrested at River Rock Casino

Gamblers play slot machines at the River Rock Casino in Richmond B.C. Sharon Doucette/CP

The RCMP announced the arrest and deportation of an alleged money launderer.

RCMP said Dan Bui Shun Jin, who was using Richmond’s River Rock Casino, was arrested on May 25, a few days after he arrived in B.C.

RCMP say Jin is suspected of laundering $855 million through Australian casinos.

The U.S. has also issued a warrant for his arrest for fraud over $1.4 million.

Authorities say Jin was carrying more than $75,000 at the time of his arrest.

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A search warrant executed at his hotel room uncovered documents of Jin’s involvement in a money movement scheme through Vancouver International Airport, according to the Mounties.

Jin was issued a deportation order and is being held in detention pending his removal.

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