Nova Scotia AG findings on legislators’ spending referred to RCMP

HALIFAX — One current and four former members of the Nova Scotia legislature "may have committed illegal acts related to their constituency expense claims," says the province’s auditor general, in a letter to the speaker of the assembly, released Tuesday.


Auditor General Jacques Lapointe says his findings have been referred to the RCMP, following a three-month forensic audit he conducted into the spending of certain unnamed Nova Scotia politicians.


All parties in the provincial assembly have been engulfed in a spending scandal since February, when Lapointe first raised questions about excessive constituency allowance spending by legislature members between 2006 and 2009.

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