Land Transfer Fraud Charged

Land Transfer Fraud Charged


Title Proper Land Transfer Fraud Charged
Date(s) 1968
General material designation
This item contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This item contains an article that pertains to the seized Salt Spring Island property of Mr. and Mrs. Torazo Iwasaki. The article explains that their lawyers are "seeking $1.5 million federal compensation" for the 640 acres and saying that "the secretary of state, acting in his capacity in the federal cabinet and as custodian of the property, 'fraudulently conveyed or caused to be conveyed' the property to Saltspring Lands Ltd. in which the late Gavin C. Mouat held a direct and beneficial interest."
Name of creator
University of Victoria Libraries collected this archive which is available on microfilm at the Mearns Centre - McPherson Library.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized selectively.




Land Transfer Fraud Charged
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