Fugitive Wanted in the USA for Drug and Money Laundering Arrested



    TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ - On Monday June 16, 2008 the Immigration Task
Force arrested a male wanted in the United States for drug and money
laundering offences. The arrest took place on board a boat at the Credit
Valley Marina in Mississauga. The Peel Regional Police and Toronto Police
Service Marine Units provided assistance.
    Quoc DIEP, aged 38, of Mississauga, Ontario was arrested on a Provisional
Arrest Warrant issued under the Extradition Act. He is wanted in Pennsylvania
for Conspiracy to Import Marijuana and Ecstasy, and Launder Monetary
Instruments.
    "Cooperation between law enforcement agencies and the community is
essential in meeting the challenges of apprehending high-risk individuals who
pose a threat to our society. We continue to demonstrate that international
borders will not prevent us from ensuring people are held accountable for
their actions." said RCMP Sgt. Tony Gollob of the Immigration Task Force.

    The Immigration Task Force is a high risk fugitive apprehension unit. It
is composed of members from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border
Services Agency and Provincial Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement members from
the Ontario Provincial Police and the Toronto Police Service.





For further information:

For further information: Sergeant Tony Gollob, Office: (905) 676-2805
Extension 222, Cell: (416) 896-5290; or Corporal Kent Langley, Office: (905)
676-2805 Extension 224, Cell: (416) 896-3702


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