Monday May. 2020

COVID-19 scams exploiting government funding programs such as CERB

May 22, 2020 – Many Canadians are experiencing financial hardship as a consequence of the current pandemic. The Canadian government launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to help out Canadians throughout the Coronavirus crisis with a multi-billion...

Vancouver stock promoter sentenced for fraud and tax evasion

Vancouver (May 21, 2020) – Vancouver mining consultant and stock promoter, Damien Edward Reynolds, received a conditional sentence for fraud and tax evasion. He was charged in 2017 for defrauding the Canadian government of an amount prosecutors estimated at more than...

Suspect arrested in Toronto prescription fraud investigation

Toronto (May 20, 2020) – The Toronto police arrested and charged Adam Hossny on May 18 with multiple charges as a result of a prescription fraud investigation. The 25-year-old is accused of presenting fraudulent prescriptions at multiple pharmacies in Toronto. He was...

OPP warn against emergency scam targeting grandparents

Fort Frances (May 19, 2020) – The Fort Frances OPP is warning against a ‘sinister’ emergency scam targeting grandparents in the Rainy River district area over the past month. The phone scammer posed as the lawyer hired to defend the grandchild who they claim to be in...

BCSC longest-ever sentence for Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud

Victoria (May 15, 2020) – A B.C. Provincial Court convicted James Warring Minnie, a.k.a. Terry James Minnie, for a Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud and imposed the longest sentence ever resulting from a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) criminal...

Man charged with obstruction of police and fraud for claiming his wife had COVID-19

Chatham (May 13, 2020) – Chatham-Kent police charged a 55-year-old man for obstruction of police and fraud because he allegedly told officers his wife had been diagnosed with COVID-19 although it was not true. Police believe that he tried to interfere with their...

Better Business Bureau warns against scams targeting small businesses

May 11, 2020 – The Better Business Bureau warns against scams that target small businesses in a press release. Scams can impact every business, regardless of location, size, or industry. Nevertheless, small businesses are often more vulnerable to fall victim of fraud...

Convicted fraudster released on bail due to COVID-19 – although pandemic is no instant get-out-of-jail-free card

Toronto (May 8, 2020) – The convicted fraudster and disbarred lawyer, Marshall Kazman, was released on bail after four months in prison. The Court of Appeal for Ontario granted the application pending an appeal of his conviction to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on...

B.C. tech firm settles scam allegations for US$6.75 million

Victoria (May 7, 2020) – The B.C. e-commerce company, RevenueWire, reached a deal with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with tech scam allegations. The Victoria-based company and its CEO, Roberta Leach, agreed to pay US$6.75 million to settle...

Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Toronto (May 6, 2020) – Toronto police are looking for the 37-year-old man, Sungjin Kim, for multiple counts of fraud in connection with a rental fraud investigation. He allegedly defrauded 20 people while collecting first and last month’s rent for a room in Toronto,...

Information Wanted

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

Vancouver stock promoter sentenced for fraud and tax evasion

Vancouver (May 21, 2020) – Vancouver mining consultant and stock promoter, Damien Edward Reynolds, received a conditional sentence for fraud and tax evasion. He was charged in 2017 for defrauding the Canadian government of an amount prosecutors estimated at more than...

BCSC longest-ever sentence for Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud

Victoria (May 15, 2020) – A B.C. Provincial Court convicted James Warring Minnie, a.k.a. Terry James Minnie, for a Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud and imposed the longest sentence ever resulting from a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) criminal...

Convicted fraudster released on bail due to COVID-19 – although pandemic is no instant get-out-of-jail-free card

Toronto (May 8, 2020) – The convicted fraudster and disbarred lawyer, Marshall Kazman, was released on bail after four months in prison. The Court of Appeal for Ontario granted the application pending an appeal of his conviction to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on...

Investor Alert: Crestview Exploration mailing

Crestview Exploration mailing exploits fear of Coronavirus recession April 30, 2020 – Investment fraudsters are taking advantage of people’s fears of a Coronavirus recession and are using them to manipulate their victims. Aggressive stock promotion is a technique of...

Investment scams in the COVID-19 era

April 28, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic created an environment in which fraud thrives. People are self-isolating at home, economic and market volatility around the world, widespread job losses, and other stressors. These factors leave people with uncertainty,...
Investor Alert: Crestview Exploration mailing

Investor Alert: Crestview Exploration mailing

Crestview Exploration mailing exploits fear of Coronavirus recession April 30, 2020 – Investment fraudsters are taking advantage of people’s fears of a Coronavirus recession and are using them to manipulate their victims. Aggressive stock promotion is a technique of...

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Vancouver stock promoter sentenced for fraud and tax evasion

Vancouver stock promoter sentenced for fraud and tax evasion

Vancouver (May 21, 2020) – Vancouver mining consultant and stock promoter, Damien Edward Reynolds, received a conditional sentence for fraud and tax evasion. He was charged in 2017 for defrauding the Canadian government of an amount prosecutors estimated at more than...

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Online  Fraud

Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Toronto (May 6, 2020) – Toronto police are looking for the 37-year-old man, Sungjin Kim, for multiple counts of fraud in connection with a rental fraud investigation. He allegedly defrauded 20 people while collecting first and last month’s rent for a room in Toronto,...

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Police disrupted international multi-level BEC scam

Police disrupted international multi-level BEC scam

Edmonton (May 5, 2020) – The Edmonton police disrupted an international multi-level Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam targeting personal protective equipment (PPE) and industrial equipment companies. As a result of the fraud investigation, the police helped recover...

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Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Toronto (May 6, 2020) – Toronto police are looking for the 37-year-old man, Sungjin Kim, for multiple counts of fraud in connection with a rental fraud investigation. He allegedly defrauded 20 people while collecting first and last month’s rent for a room in Toronto,...

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Police disrupted international multi-level BEC scam

Police disrupted international multi-level BEC scam

Edmonton (May 5, 2020) – The Edmonton police disrupted an international multi-level Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam targeting personal protective equipment (PPE) and industrial equipment companies. As a result of the fraud investigation, the police helped recover...

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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

COVID-19 scams exploiting government funding programs such as CERB

May 22, 2020 – Many Canadians are experiencing financial hardship as a consequence of the current pandemic. The Canadian government launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to help out Canadians throughout the Coronavirus crisis with a multi-billion...

BCSC longest-ever sentence for Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud

Victoria (May 15, 2020) – A B.C. Provincial Court convicted James Warring Minnie, a.k.a. Terry James Minnie, for a Venezuelan hedge fund investment fraud and imposed the longest sentence ever resulting from a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) criminal...

B.C. tech firm settles scam allegations for US$6.75 million

Victoria (May 7, 2020) – The B.C. e-commerce company, RevenueWire, reached a deal with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with tech scam allegations. The Victoria-based company and its CEO, Roberta Leach, agreed to pay US$6.75 million to settle...

Man wanted for rental fraud in Toronto

Toronto (May 6, 2020) – Toronto police are looking for the 37-year-old man, Sungjin Kim, for multiple counts of fraud in connection with a rental fraud investigation. He allegedly defrauded 20 people while collecting first and last month’s rent for a room in Toronto,...

1,500 unauthorized COVID-19 test kits seized from Richmond online seller

Richmond (May 1, 2020) – In a joint effort, BC RCMP and Health Canada seized 1,500 unauthorized COVID-19 test kits from a Richmon resident. The accused allegedly sold the kits online to unsuspecting British Columbians. The investigation resulted from a tip provided by...
B.C. tech firm settles scam allegations for US$6.75 million

B.C. tech firm settles scam allegations for US$6.75 million

Victoria (May 7, 2020) – The B.C. e-commerce company, RevenueWire, reached a deal with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with tech scam allegations. The Victoria-based company and its CEO, Roberta Leach, agreed to pay US$6.75 million to settle...

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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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