Top Canadian police intelligence officer charged with leaking secret information
OTTAWA (REUTERS) - A top Canadian police intelligence officer has been charged with leaking secret information, authorities said on Friday (Sept 13), in what could be a major security breach.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Sources with knowledge of national security investigations described Ortis as former RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson's most elite adviser on issues related to national security. Paulson was in office from 2011-2017.
One section of the law used to charge Ortis refers to a person with security clearance who"intentionally and without authority, communicates or confirms special operational information." He also faces charges of breach of trust and misuse of a credit card.
A brief LinkedIn profile for Ortis shows he speaks Mandarin and has both a certificate in internet systems administration and a doctorate in international relations from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in western Canada.
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