Langley RCMP find no criminal activity at Kwantlen Business Group – Aldergrove Star
Langley Mounties has opened and closed an investigation into the finances of the Kwantlen Seyem ‘First Nation group of companies without laying charges, but an internal audit is currently underway.
âWe didn’t find anything related to crime,â said Cpl. Langley RCMP spokesperson Holly Largy.
As a result of police investigations, the KFN hired its own forensic accountant, Largy said.
If the forensic accountant finds out anything that could be criminal, the investigation could be reopened, Largy added.
Seyem ‘Qwantlen is a group of companies with several divisions, including digital design, construction and security.
It has been around for over a decade and has been hailed as a new start-up, including winning an award from the BC Economic Development Association.
On May 6, a letter was sent to all members of the PNK, saying that Chief Marilyn Gabriel and the council had “received a number of allegations from members regarding the Seyem ‘Qwantlen legal entities that were created for the benefit of members â.
No details of the allegations have been made public.
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Then, on May 14, a letter signed by Gabriel was sent saying that Seyem CEO Brenda Knights was “temporarily unavailable” and that all communications that would normally be directed to Knights should instead be directed to Seyem’s CFO. ‘Qwantlen Business Management.
He also indicated that an interim consultant had been hired to assist Seyem ‘.
The letters were provided to The Langley Advance Times by a source wishing to remain anonymous.
Langley Advance Times has contacted the Chief and Council of the Kwantlen First Nation for comment.
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