Sino-Forest Confirms Investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Sino-Forest Corp. (TRE) confirmed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has begun a criminal investigation to determine whether the Chinese timber producer defrauded investors.

Sino-Forest is cooperating with the Ontario Securities Commission and the RCMP’s investigations, Sarah Rivers, a company spokeswoman, said by e-mail.

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