Calls in Malaysia to expand the new government’s anti-corruption campaign to the province of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, are echoing across the Pacific to the small and insular commercial real estate community in Ottawa, Canada.
|Jamilah Taib and Andrew Leslie, MP for Orléans|
Abdul Taib Mahmud is a “politically exposed person” (PEP) as defined by Canada’s Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations (PCMLTFR).
(This post is part of an ongoing series of investigative articles by La politica into Sakto Corporation and the Ottawa commercial real estate market. If you have any tips please email them to lapoliticaeslapolitica [at]gmail[dot]com. For related stories see: In Cozy Ottawa, Philanthropy Provides Good Cover for Sakto Corporation, and Lady Luck Keeps Shining on Ottawa's Sakto Corporation.)