A new case added to Nova Scotia’s Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, Aug. 23. The Department of Justice will offer cash rewards of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for the following case: — Mary “Ann” Lamrock of Yarmouth, homicide. Ms. Lamrock was last seen leaving the driveway of her residence on March 6, 1990. Her remains were found on Jan. 29, 1992 in woods near the intersection of Scott Road and Oak Park Road, south of Highway 103 in East Pubnico. More information surrounding the homicide case of Ms. Lamrock, and other cases, can be found at the Department of Justice website at www.gov.ns.ca/just/divisions/polvs/rewards . People with information about this case can call toll free 1-888-710-9090. Justice Minister Murray Scott said he hopes the program will encourage people with relevant information to come forward. Those who do come forward with information will be expected to provide their name and contact information. In addition, they may be called to testify in court. All calls to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program will be traced and recorded. The Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was launched in October 2006 as another tool for law enforcement to use in solving crime.
Ambrian Partners, the wholly-owned corporate finance and stockbroking subsidiary of Ambrian Capital, was ranked the first largest nominated adviser and stockbroker by number of clients to the Basic Materials Sector on AIM and the fourth largest nominated adviser by number of clients to the Oil and Gas Sector in the latest Hemscott adviser rankings, published yesterday. The quarterly AIM adviser guide is produced by Hemscott, a leading financial information provider, in association with Seymour Pierce, the investment bank, and ranks brokers, nomads, law firms and auditors acting in the AIM market by number of clients and market capitalisation. Overall, Ambrian Partners ranks as the number two nominated adviser by number of clients and fifth by client market capitalisation within the FTSE AIM 100 index that comprises the largest companies listed on London’s AIM market.Richard Chase, Chief Operating Officer of Ambrian Partners, commented: “These latest rankings are extremely gratifying, as they reflect our commitment to building a leading franchise within both the natural resources sector and the AIM market as a whole. Our entry into the AIM Oil and Gas league table, due in part to our recent acquisition of Nabarro Wells, is another important milestone for the Company. We will continue to leverage off our experience and expertise to establish Ambrian Partners as the adviser of choice for corporate clients seeking superior service and advice within the global natural resources business.”Ambrian Partners provides corporate finance, stockbroking, research and market making services. It is is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange and a Nominated Adviser on AIM. Ambrian Capital is a resources and technology focused investment bank quoted on the AIM market of the LSE (AIM: AMBR). Ambrian Capital provides corporate finance, stockbroking, commodity broking and investment management services to institutional and corporate clients active in the natural resources, alternative energy and new technology sectors.