Trial for alleged RCMP leaker delayed a year after he got a new lawyer


RCMP Senior Intelligence Agent Cameron Otis leaves an Ottawa court after being granted bail on October 22, 2019. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

of trial of of RCMP suspect of Violate Canadian secrecy laws delay a Year rear a new defense lawyer I took his case.

8 weeks judge and jury trial Because Cameron Jay Ortiz was due to start next week.

Ortiz was taken into custody on September 12, 2019, on suspicion of leaking secrets to an unnamed recipient and plotting to provide additional classified information to an unspecified foreign entity.

head of state of The RCMP’s National Intelligence Coordination Center has been indicted for security breaches. of information law.

Ortiz, 50, was represented by Ian Carter, who was previously appointed to the Ontario Superior Court. Year.

public prosecutor’s office of Canada says trial Postponed by request of John Doody new lawyer For Ortis, it will start on October 2, 2023.

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