Canadians who wish to get some insight and background into the sordid dealings between arms-dealer Karlheinz Schreiber and former PM Brian Mulroney should check out investigative journalist Stevie Cameron’s blog. And be sure to check back regularly for updates to this unfolding saga.
The hard-working, intrepid Stevie Cameron had been interested in Karlheinz Schreiber since 1987 when he was national columnist for the Globe and Mail and learned about Schreiber’s influence in the Mulroney circles. In the fall of 1994, Cameron’s book, On the Take, was published.
Faced with extradition to Germany on fraud, bribery and tax evasion charges and spending the rest of his life in prison, arms-dealer Karlheinz Schreiber is playing a desperate game: he is turning over documents and information that he says describes his secret financial relationship with Brian Mulroney. Some background on Mulroney’s personal financial dealings during and after his years in power are relevant to this unfolding story.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Turns out, it was all my fault
I’ve just had a chance to read some of the letters Karlheinz Schreiber wrote to Brian Mulroney over the last year; letters that were attached to the affidavit he filed in court. As the months wore on with no response from his old friend, Schreiber’s tone grew angrier and more frantic.