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2022-04-05
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It took the arrest of one of its top intelligence officials to make it happen, but the RCMP says it’s now keeping better tabs on the “character” of the people it?employs.

Cameron Ortis:1618064525178,, who led the force’s?National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre (NICC), was arrested in September 2019 in Ottawa. He was accused of revealing secrets to an unnamed recipient and of planning to give additional classified information to an unspecified foreign entity or terrorist group:1619170680000,.

He is charged with multiple Security of Information Act violationsAstraZeneca and Johnson, breach of trust and a computer-related offence.

As Global News first reported, he also faced internal accusations of “strange and controlling behaviour” that employees say the force ignored.

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