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Press Release Update: September 13, 2012
On September 12, 2012, the Mohawk Investigations Bureau (MIB) – Grand River Territory received a public complaint pertaining to suspicious activity in the Tutela Heights Road area of Brantford, Ontario. A unit responded and observed 6 parties engaged in what appeared to be archaeological activities at a property known to be connected to a belligerent occupant operating as Walton International Group Inc. NOTE: The term “belligerent occupation” is frequently used to describe the establishment of military government in enemy territory. See: Law of Belligerent Occupation
As a result, the MIB has widened its investigation into Walton International Group’s unauthorized activities within the territory. MIB spokesperson, Jason Bowman issued the following statement:
Despite the issuance of a Lawful Notice of Intent which we believe to have been received by Walton’s head office on August 30th, it now appears that this belligerent party may have elected to further defy the lawful notice by refusing to cease and desist from activities within the territory which they know to be unauthorized by the Kanyen’kehake (Mohawks) of the Ouse / Grand River. At this point, the investigations bureau will continue with all necessary inquiries, and I can advise that if it turns out to be the case that this organization instructed parties to knowingly defy the LNI, then the Bureau would prosecute all involved to the fullest extent.
Today, in order to facilitate its investigation, the MIB requested public assistance in order to help to identify the 6 targets pictured below (who are now wanted for questioning by the MIB). Photographs and a video depicting the parties preparing to vacate the subject property in a light-colored minivan have also been released to the public, the press and social media networks in order to help to identify the targets wanted for questioning.
It is important to note that at this time, the 6 targets have not yet been accused by the MIB of unlawful trespasses. They will however, be asked to explain their actions observed yesterday within the territory. As per MIB custom, each target will also be afforded the opportunity to cooperate with the ongoing investigations.
Also yesterday, the MIB received additional information which suggests that the targets may have been engaged in the providing archaeological services to Walton International Group Inc., a related subsidiary, and / or other targets within the MIB’s wider investigation into unauthorized acts within the territory.
Further updates will be released as they become available.
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