On November 19, 2019, RCMP Federal Policing conducted a search warrant at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s facility in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The search warrant was a result of an extensive investigation led by the RCMP’s National Security Enforcement Section, initiated in February 2018.
A search warrant was also executed this same day at a residence in Swift Current.
Yantai Gan (DOB: 1956-04-08) of Kelowna, BC, was arrested on November 19, 2019, and was charged with:
· Breach of Trust by Public Officer contrary to Section 122 Criminal Code
· Fraud over $5,000 contrary to Section 380 of the Criminal Code
· Possession of Proceeds of Crime over $5,000 contrary to Section 354 of the Criminal Code
Yantai Gan was an employee of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the time of his arrest. He will make his next court appearance in Swift Current Provincial Court on December 13, 2021, at 9:30 a.m.
As the matter is now before the courts, the RCMP is not able to provide further comment at this time.