Dr Peter German, president of the advisory committee for the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute, is seen at the launch of the organisation at the University of British Columbia on Thursday, December 9. Photo: Ian Young
Dr Peter German, president of the advisory committee for the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute, is seen at the launch of the organisation at the University of British Columbia on Thursday, December 9. Photo: Ian Young

Vancouver became a byword for money laundering, fuelled by Chinese cash. Can it flip the script?

  • A new institute devoted to anti-corruption and anti-laundering efforts seeks to repair a reputation tainted by the ‘Vancouver model’ of Chinese money smuggling
  • The project is the brainchild of Peter German, whose investigations into money laundering in British Columbia prompted outrage and a push for reforms

Topic |   Corruption in China
Dr Peter German, president of the advisory committee for the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute, is seen at the launch of the organisation at the University of British Columbia on Thursday, December 9. Photo: Ian Young
Dr Peter German, president of the advisory committee for the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute, is seen at the launch of the organisation at the University of British Columbia on Thursday, December 9. Photo: Ian Young
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