Defendants Cite Lack of Evidence In Response to Civil Forfeiture of Salt Spring Property Linked to Alleged Stock Fraud

The BC Civil Forfeiture Office has filed a lawsuit seeking to seize a Salt Spring Island property allegedly linked to a large international stock fraud. The lawsuit filed December 11th, 2019 in BC Supreme Court alleges the property located at 391 Baker Road on Salt Spring Island is the proceeds of crime and was used to launder money.

The defendants have now submitted responses to the civil claim citing lack of evidence to substantiate the allegation.

"The defendant Skye Lee does not have any proprietary or financial interest in the property. As such, the defendant states that this action should be discontinued against him. The defendant has no knowledge of the alleged unlawful scheme referred to in the Notice of Civil Claim. The defendant has not and is not connected to such unlawful scheme and was not a beneficiary of the alleged Unlawful Scheme. Mr. Lee pleads that he has no interest in the property and that the herein action should be discontinued against him and/or dismissed with costs and/or special costs."

"The defendant Alicia Lee does not have any proprietary or financial interest in the property. As such, the action should be discontinued as against Ms. Lee. Ms. Lee has no knowledge of the alleged unlawful scheme referred to in the Notice of Civil Claim. Ms. Lee is not connected to such unlawful scheme and was not a beneficiary of the alleged Unlawful Scheme. Ms. Lee pleads that she has no interest in the Property and that this action should be discontinued against her and/or dismissed with costs and/or special costs."

Response to Civil Claim: Skye Lee

Response to Civil Claim: Alicia Lee

February 19, 2020 8:58 AM

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