Pamela Wallin lawyer: RCMP has not said whether file is with the Crown

After nearly two years of being under investigation, Sen. Wallin has not heard about any new movement despite reports

OTTAWA – A lawyer for Sen. Pamela Wallin says she has not heard anything from the RCMP after nearly two years of being under investigation.

Terrence O’Sullivan says neither Wallin nor himself has been told by the Mounties or Crown attorneys that her investigative file is now under review to see if criminal charges should be laid.

On Monday night, CTV News reported that the RCMP had handed over their investigative file on Wallin to the Crown, suggesting some movement in the case that has long been quiet.

Court documents filed earlier this year by the RCMP showed the Mounties were taking a closer look at 150 suspicious expense claims Wallin filed during her years in the Senate.

Wallin has not been charged with any crime, nor have any of the allegations been tested in court.

Wallin’s suspension without pay from the Senate was lifted in early August when Prime Minister Stephen Harper dissolved Parliament and launched the official campaign period.

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