Tuesday, Jan. 2020

Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts November 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

Mortgage broker charged in connection with financial elder abuse

Winnipeg (January 24, 2020) – The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) laid numerous charges against Manitoba mortgage broker, Bret Allan Dobbin, in connection with financial elder abuse. He is facing 18 counts in violation of The Securities Act and 36 counts in...

25 charges laid for using 4 fake IDs in financing fraud

Toronto (January 24, 2020) – The Toronto police laid 25 charges against Shaun Sulaiman for allegedly using four fake IDs in several financing fraud incidents. Sulaiman is alleged of using false identification documents under four different names to finance vehicles...

CBSA laid charges in Saskatchewan immigration scheme

Regina (January 23, 2020) – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) charged Gurpreet Singh for his alleged involvement in a fraudulent Saskatchewan immigration scheme. Singh is accused of exploiting work permit exemptions by falsifying job offer letters and selling...

RNC charges former treasurer in Minor Hockey investigation

Corner Brook (January 23, 2020) – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) charged a woman in the wake of the Corner Brook Minor Hockey investigation. According to the local press, the accused woman is Melissa Williams, the former treasurer of the association. In...

Teen accused of stealing millions in cryptocurrency using SIM swap scams

Toronto (January 21, 2020) – 19-year-old Samy Bensaci from Montreal was arrested in Victoria, B.C. in November 2019 for allegedly being involved in a group of cybercriminals who stole millions in cryptocurrency using SIM swap scams. Investigators believe that they...

Police arrested two Hamilton identity fraudsters

Hamilton (January 21, 2020) – The police arrested two Hamilton identity fraudsters in connection with a number of identity theft and fraud related offenses. In a press release, the police report of about 100 victims to date. Bobbi-Jo Reichheld and Joshua Virag are...

Toronto man charged for alleged apartment rental fraud

Toronto (January 20, 2020) – Toronto police arrested and charged Nahian Biswas for an alleged apartment rental fraud on January 15. The property in the Dundas Street East and Ontario Street area was advertised online at a much lower price than market value. The police...

Fraudulent car purchase at Vaughan car dealership

Vaughan (January 20, 2020) – The York Regional Police informed the public on January 16 about a fraudulent car purchase at a Vaughan car dealership. On September 13, 2019, an unknown woman allegedly committed an $85,000 fraud. She is accused of buying a high-end...

Charges laid against Vancouver serial con man targeting seniors

Vancouver (January 16, 2020) – In collaboration, the North Vancouver RCMP and the West Vancouver Police Department laid 39 charges against Donald Robert Quinnell, a serial con man who is alleged of targeting ten seniors across the Lower Mainland between July and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts November 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts October 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases September 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases September 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts September 2019  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those which we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019 - No 2  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Information Wanted – Gwendolyne J. Rodriguez

Information Wanted – Gwendolyne J. Rodriguez

Wanted Financial Information on Gwendolyne J. Martinez-Rodriguez, a.k.a. Gwendolyn J. Rodriguez – Date of Birth: February 8, 1986 August 29, 2019 –  Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, counsel for the victim, is requesting information from anyone...

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Information Wanted – Steven Mann

Information Wanted – Steven Mann

Information Wanted on Fraudster Steven Mann of Due Process Legal Services and ZHM Recruitment Group UPDATE (August 12, 2019): Steven Mann was recently convicted and sentenced in Newmarket courts for fraud. Jan 8, 2018 - At Canadian Fraud News Inc. we report on...

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Information Wanted – Rohit Ablacksingh

Information Wanted – Rohit Ablacksingh

Wanted Financial Information on Rohit Ablacksingh, also known as Roy Singh, to Recover from Fraud against a Singapore Doctor January 7, 2019 – Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, counsel for the victim, is requesting financial information from...

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Breaking Court Decisions

Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts November 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts October 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases September 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases September 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts September 2019  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those which we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019 - No 2  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases November 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts November 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases October 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts October 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019 - No 2  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019 - No 1At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then publish those we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators,...

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Breaking Fraud Cases June 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases June 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts June 2019  At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and then published those which we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators,...

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Investment Fraud

Toronto man charged with breaching OSC order

Toronto (January 16, 2020) – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) charged James Stuart Adams of Toronto with breaching a director and officer ban, which was imposed in a settlement agreement in March 2015. As part of the agreement, Adams admitted perpetrating...

The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part two

Calgary (January 10, 2020) – The general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, does still apply in 2020, especially when it comes to investments. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued a warning about the top investment risks in the new...

The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part one

Calgary (January 9, 2020) – The general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, does still apply in 2020, especially when it comes to investments. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued a warning about the top investment risks in the new...

CRA achieves successes in major efforts combating tax evasion in December 2019

December 27, 2019 – The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) finished 2019 strong with major efforts combating domestic tax evasion and non-compliance in the real estate sector, serious tax evasion, and offshore tax evasion. The agency reported the execution of search...

Alleged Nova Scotian serial rent fraudster arrested

Goffs (December 20, 2019) – Halifax RCMP arrested alleged Nova Scotian serial rent fraudster, Nadav Joseph Even-Har, in a stolen rental car in Dartmouth on December 18. The police received a report about Even-Har, who refused to pay for a hotel stay. During the...
Toronto man charged with breaching OSC order

Toronto man charged with breaching OSC order

Toronto (January 16, 2020) – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) charged James Stuart Adams of Toronto with breaching a director and officer ban, which was imposed in a settlement agreement in March 2015. As part of the agreement, Adams admitted perpetrating...

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The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part two

The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part two

Calgary (January 10, 2020) – The general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, does still apply in 2020, especially when it comes to investments. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued a warning about the top investment risks in the new...

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The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part one

The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part one

Calgary (January 9, 2020) – The general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, does still apply in 2020, especially when it comes to investments. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued a warning about the top investment risks in the new...

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Toronto man charged with breaching OSC order

Toronto man charged with breaching OSC order

Toronto (January 16, 2020) – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) charged James Stuart Adams of Toronto with breaching a director and officer ban, which was imposed in a settlement agreement in March 2015. As part of the agreement, Adams admitted perpetrating...

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The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part two

The ASC’s top investment risks in 2020 – part two

Calgary (January 10, 2020) – The general rule, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, does still apply in 2020, especially when it comes to investments. The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued a warning about the top investment risks in the new...

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Online  Fraud

New year, old scams – Stay cautious about phishing scams

New year, old scams – Stay cautious about phishing scams

January 6, 2020 – The new year starts with phishing scam alerts. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns against a rewards phishing scam and members of the London veterans group First Hussars Association were targeted by a spear phishing scam. The BBB advises being...

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Quebec celebrities’ phone hacker arrested

Quebec celebrities’ phone hacker arrested

Longueuil (December 13, 2019) – Longueuil police arrested Pascal Desgagnés on December 11 for allegedly hacking into several celebrities’ cellphones. The Quebec City man is accused of targeting sports stars and celebrities from the US and Canada at random. Police...

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New year, old scams – Stay cautious about phishing scams

New year, old scams – Stay cautious about phishing scams

January 6, 2020 – The new year starts with phishing scam alerts. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns against a rewards phishing scam and members of the London veterans group First Hussars Association were targeted by a spear phishing scam. The BBB advises being...

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Quebec celebrities’ phone hacker arrested

Quebec celebrities’ phone hacker arrested

Longueuil (December 13, 2019) – Longueuil police arrested Pascal Desgagnés on December 11 for allegedly hacking into several celebrities’ cellphones. The Quebec City man is accused of targeting sports stars and celebrities from the US and Canada at random. Police...

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Mortgage Fraud

Mortgage broker charged in connection with financial elder abuse

Winnipeg (January 24, 2020) – The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) laid numerous charges against Manitoba mortgage broker, Bret Allan Dobbin, in connection with financial elder abuse. He is facing 18 counts in violation of The Securities Act and 36 counts in...

‘Victims of Syndicated Mortgage Investments’ fight back against regulator and the Law Society of Ontario

Toronto (September 16, 2019) – The collective ‘Victims of Syndicated Mortgage Investments’ (VOSMI) demand further investigations in the conduct of their lost syndicated mortgage investments. After, they were poorly informed about the potential risks that come with...

Almost a quarter of millennials think it’s okay to lie on mortgage applications, according to Equifax survey

Toronto (September 9, 2019) – The results of the most recent Equifax survey suggest that nearly a quarter of Canada’s millennials (23 per cent) think, it’s okay to lie about their income on mortgage appications. That is almost double the amount of the general...

Mortgage and vehicle sale fraud brings remorseful fraudster five-year prison term

Calgary (July 25, 2019) – Giovanni Bartolotti has been sentenced to five years imprisonment and to pay restitution of $161,665 for mortgage and vehicle sale fraud. Crown prosecutor Steven Johnston and defense counsel Peter Hoare offered a joint submission to the Court...

Alleged ‘shadow’ mortgage broker implicated in dozens of shady deals

Jan. 9, 2018 (courtesy of CBC.ca)- B.C. financial authorities have identified a woman accused of acting as a 'shadow' mortgage broker by feeding altered tax documents to licensed professionals on behalf of dozens of people who wouldn't otherwise qualify for loans. The...

Consumer Fraud

Alberta court certified class action lawsuit against Treadz Auto Group

Calgary (January 7, 2020) – The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta certified the class action lawsuit against the car consignment company Treadz Auto and its owner Sean Patrick O’Brien on December 20, 2019. The civil lawsuit alleges that O’Brien defrauded dozens of...

Local businessman is facing dozens of fraud related charges

Sudbury (November 7, 2019) – The local businessman from Sudbury, David Murray, is facing dozens of fraud related charges. After a number of complaints, the Greater Sudbury Police arrested and charged the owner of EcoLife Home Improvements Inc. with 22 counts of fraud...

Sudbury Real Estate Board warns against rental scam connected to Prop2Go.com

Sudbury (October 29, 2019) – The Sudbury Real Estate Board issued a warning against an alleged rental scam connected to the website Prop2Go.com. The association suspects that rental listings on the website are copied from the brokerage’s real estate ‘for sale’...

Used car salesman defrauds 14 customers over two years by selling cars he never delivered

Dartmouth (October 8, 2019) – Used car salesman, Michael David Surette, duped 14 customers between 2015 and 2018 by selling cars he never delivered. The total amount the customers of the Used Car Factory 21 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia were defrauded of adds up to...

Woman made up craft show, now charged with fraud

Oshawa (September 30, 2019) – Marci Thackeray, a woman, who made up a craft show in Oshawa is now arrested and charged with fraud. The Durham Regional Police informed in a press release about five victims who allegedly had been defrauded by the 33-year-old while...

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Romance & Relationship Fraud

Edmonton man arrested for alleged Orillia romance scam

Edmonton man arrested for alleged Orillia romance scam

Orillia (December 10, 2019) – Orillia OPP arrested Albert Gyamfi from Edmonton in connection with an Orillia romance scam incident. In April 2017, the Orillia victim reported to the police sending over $25,000 to an alleged romance fraudster. After a lengthy...

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Toronto man wanted for romance scams

Toronto man wanted for romance scams

Toronto (November 21, 2019) –Ridwan Oyeyemi from Toronto is wanted by the police for allegedly perpetrating romance scams. He is the suspect in an ongoing fraud investigation. The police had been notified of two online dating scams where two Torontarians in their...

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