Opponent of Aecon takeover has convic...

Opponent of Aecon takeover has conviction for perjury, fraud

Court documents reveal that Michael Beattie, who has purported to be a major construction executive, pictured above with his live-in partner, Rebecca Wilmot, does not appear to own any construction businesses and has a record of run-ins with the law. A man purporting to be a major construction executive, who has been lobbying in Ottawa against the $1.5-billion sale of Canadian infrastructure firm Aecon Group Inc. to a Chinese state-owned enterprise, has convictions for fraud and perjury and is facing new charges of fraud.

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