Second B.C. parent facing charges in connection with U.S. college admission scandal

Surrey (September 20, 2019) – The second B.C. parent is facing charges in connection with the U.S. college admission scandal. Xiaoning Sui (48) was arrested and charged with one count of conspiracy in order to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. She...

RCMP warn against CRA Bitcoin Scam

Coquitlam (September 20, 2019) – RCMP warn against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Bitcoin Scam. The Coquitlam Mounties state that the complaints about phone calls of fraudsters posing as CRA employees demanding immediate payment in bitcoin has increased fourfold....

Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Toronto (September 18, 2019) – The Ponzi scammer Steven Joshua Nowack who posed as a highly successful foreign exchange trader has been convicted to nine years in jail on Tuesday. A jury found him guilty on 12 counts of fraud over $5,000. He defrauded his victims...

Alberta man arrested and charged with fraud after purchasing luxury car

St. Catherines (September 17, 2019) – Hector Caron from Alberta was arrested and charged with fraud on September 14. Investigations of the Central Fraud Unit of the Niagara Regional Police Service revealed he was allegedly using fake identity documents while...

‘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...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

  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, as well as public law enforcement, security regulators, and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 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, as well as public law enforcement, security...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts May 27, 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 investigators, as well as public law enforcement, security regulators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts April 26, 2019

At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and publish those which we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators, as well as public law enforcement, securities regulators, and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

  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, as well as public law enforcement, security regulators, and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 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, as well as public law enforcement, security...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts May 27, 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 investigators, as well as public law enforcement, security regulators...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts April 26, 2019

At Canadian Fraud News, we review the decisions as they are released by Canadian Courts and publish those which we believe are of interest to private sector civil fraud recovery lawyers and investigators, as well as public law enforcement, securities regulators, and...

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Breaking Fraud Cases from the Canadian Courts August 2019

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts May 27, 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 investigators, as well as public law enforcement, security regulators...

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Investment Fraud

Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Toronto (September 18, 2019) – The Ponzi scammer Steven Joshua Nowack who posed as a highly successful foreign exchange trader has been convicted to nine years in jail on Tuesday. A jury found him guilty on 12 counts of fraud over $5,000. He defrauded his victims...

Former financial planner defrauded his clients out of more than $600,000

Kitchener (September 17, 2019) – Former financial planner and broker, Ronald Schwartz who was contracted to sell Sun Life Financial products defrauded eleven of his clients out of more than $600,000 between 2011 and 2014. On Monday, the Kitchener man pleaded guilty...

Barrie Police seeking identity of two suspects in alleged credit card fraud

Barrie (September 12, 2019) – The Barrie Police is asking the public for help identifying two female suspects in an alleged credit card fraud. The two women received treatments and purchased skincare products at a Barrie business using a fake credit card number and...

Bowmanville man alleged of bankruptcy fraud

Durham (September 11, 2019) – Gene Vihodsef from Bowmanville allegedly committed fraud related to his personal and corporate bankruptcies in 2015. The Integrated Bankruptcy Enforcement Unit of the RCMP and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy investigated...

Attempt to cash fraudulent cheque results in arrest of four men

Oshawa (September 10, 2019) – Four Toronto men were arrested and are facing multiple fraud related charges after one of the suspects tried to cash a fraudulent cheque in Oshawa on September 7. The police reported that they were called to a payday lender in Oshawa...
Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Toronto (September 18, 2019) – The Ponzi scammer Steven Joshua Nowack who posed as a highly successful foreign exchange trader has been convicted to nine years in jail on Tuesday. A jury found him guilty on 12 counts of fraud over $5,000. He defrauded his victims out...

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Bowmanville man alleged of bankruptcy fraud

Bowmanville man alleged of bankruptcy fraud

Durham (September 11, 2019) – Gene Vihodsef from Bowmanville allegedly committed fraud related to his personal and corporate bankruptcies in 2015. The Integrated Bankruptcy Enforcement Unit of the RCMP and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy investigated...

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Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Multi-million Ponzi scammer convicted to nine years in jail

Toronto (September 18, 2019) – The Ponzi scammer Steven Joshua Nowack who posed as a highly successful foreign exchange trader has been convicted to nine years in jail on Tuesday. A jury found him guilty on 12 counts of fraud over $5,000. He defrauded his victims out...

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Online  Fraud

RCMP warn against CRA Bitcoin Scam

RCMP warn against CRA Bitcoin Scam

Coquitlam (September 20, 2019) – RCMP warn against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Bitcoin Scam. The Coquitlam Mounties state that the complaints about phone calls of fraudsters posing as CRA employees demanding immediate payment in bitcoin has increased fourfold....

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Fraudulent Kijiji car ad scams Port Hope resident

Fraudulent Kijiji car ad scams Port Hope resident

Port Hope (September 13, 2019) – A Port Hope resident was defrauded of $500, which he paid for a car, he found in an advertisement on Kijiji on September 10. After he put down the deposit, the bogus seller could not be reached anymore and it turned out that the...

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Fraudulent Kijiji car ad scams Port Hope resident

Fraudulent Kijiji car ad scams Port Hope resident

Port Hope (September 13, 2019) – A Port Hope resident was defrauded of $500, which he paid for a car, he found in an advertisement on Kijiji on September 10. After he put down the deposit, the bogus seller could not be reached anymore and it turned out that the...

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Mortgage Fraud

‘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...

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...

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....

Edmonton man charged in $5.5 million Ponzi scheme

July 24, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Edmonton police say they have uncovered a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of fraudulent mortgage loans. Police allege Timothy Carruthers facilitated 257 fraudulent bridge mortgage loans worth a total of $5.5...

Consumer Fraud

Fraudsters taking advantage of Telus costumers impacted by email outage

(August 30, 2019) – After Telus customers were impacted by an email outage, they now are being targeted by fraudsters impersonating Telus employees. Global News reported that Telus customers have complained about fraudulent calls after Telus informed their...

Additional charges for autograph-fraudster as more victims come forward

Edmonton (August 28, 2019) – The Edmonton Police laid additional charges against Chandra Vinesh Singh in connection with selling Connor McDavid jerseys with fraudulent autographs online as more victims came forward. The 23-year-old was already charged with fraud...

Suspect arrested in Mississauga series of frauds

Mississauga (August 27, 2019) – The Peel Regional Police informs about the arrest of the suspect in a series of frauds in the city of Mississauga, on August 24. The suspect is Thomas Henry Ogden. He was wanted on an arrest warrant for allegedly defrauding four...

Phone scams on the rise – Fraudsters are imitating utility or government entity representatives

(August 26, 2019) – Multiple phone scams imitating utility or government entity representatives have been reported last week throughout Canada. Police advise people who receive a suspicious call to hang up, call the organization referred to in the phone call using...

Caution: Your smart device may not be so smart when it comes to scam

(August 20, 2019) – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises against using the auto dial function of smart home devices when looking for a customer service number. The electronic assistants might leave their users with a phony customer service and non-recoverable...
Suspect arrested in Mississauga series of frauds

Suspect arrested in Mississauga series of frauds

Mississauga (August 27, 2019) – The Peel Regional Police informs about the arrest of the suspect in a series of frauds in the city of Mississauga, on August 24. The suspect is Thomas Henry Ogden. He was wanted on an arrest warrant for allegedly defrauding four...

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Romance & Relationship Fraud

Social media romance costs Perth County resident $20,000

Social media romance costs Perth County resident $20,000

Kitchener-Waterloo (August 21, 2019) – A Perth County resident has lost $20,000 to an online romance scammer during the last year. The victim reported the incident to the police on August 2 after realizing that the online love affair was a romance scam, according to...

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