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Case of RCMP official up on spying charges put over for a week

Lawyers representing the RCMP director accused of preparing to leak secrets to a foreign entity or terrorist organization are still waiting for more information in the case.

Cameron Ortis's case put over to Oct. 4

Cameron Ortis at his first court appearance in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 13. The civilian employee with an RCMP intelligence team faces several charges under the Security of Information Act. (Sketch by Laurie Foster-MacLeod for CBC News)

Lawyers representing an RCMP director accused of preparing to leak secrets to a foreign entity or terrorist organization say they are still waiting for more information in the case.

Cameron Ortis, 47, made a brief court appearance from maximum security today via video link in Ottawa.

His case was put over to Oct. 4.

Ortis, the director general of the RCMP's national intelligence co-ordination centre, faces multiple charges under the Security of Information Act for allegedly preparing to share sensitive information with a foreign entity or terrorist organization.

He's also charged with sharing operational information back in 2015.

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