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RCMP gave farmer’s financial details to Algerians


November 30, 2011
By CBC News

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RCMP gave farmer's financial details to Algerians

The RCMP sent business and personal information to Algerian
officials about a New Brunswick farmer now being held in a Lebanese prison over
a shipment of bad potatoes to Algeria, CBC News has learned.

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November
30, 2011 – The RCMP sent business and personal information to Algerian
officials about a New Brunswick farmer now being held in a Lebanese prison over
a shipment of bad potatoes to Algeria, CBC News has learned.

The
police force tried to interview Henk Tepper in 2009, but he said he wanted a
lawyer at the meeting, and they never returned, according to documents obtained
by the CBC’s Laurie Graham. The documents show the RCMP closed the file – eight
months after the force sent Tepper’s financial information to Algerian
officials.

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