When it was reported that BMO had filed a civil lawsuit in Alberta alleging a massive fraud committed against it many wondered why there was no criminal investigation. Suspicions were aroused by the fact that one of the alleged participants in the obviously criminal scheme is a lawyer named Devinder Shory, who happens to be an elected member of the crime busting holier than thou Harper government. Preparing a civil suit of this magnitude requires  considerable time, so the police were clearly aware of these allegations for a long time. One wonders why the police only became active once the filing of the lawsuit generated extensive publicity. How many power people manage to avoid criminal investigation when their problems fail to attract the glare of media scrutiny?