Saturday, Mar. 2020

Appeal court holds up sentence against disbarred lawyer for business loan frauds

Toronto (March 26, 2020) – The Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the appeals of the disbarred lawyer, Marshall Kazman and his co-conspirators regarding multiple business loan frauds worth $1.5 million in January. Two years ago, Kazman was convicted of multiple counts...

Guelph police warn against phone fraudsters using bitcoin scam

Guelph (March 24, 2020) – A Guelph woman lost $19,000 to a bitcoin scam. Guelph police reported that the victim was called by a spoofed number, on March 18. The caller posed as a police officer on the phone and instructed her to deposit $19,000 into a local Bitcoin...

Combating BEC fraud

March 23, 2020 – Business email compromise (BEC) fraud is an increasingly common cyber risk that uses spear phishing techniques. BEC fraud often results in significant losses due to wire transfer scams. These rogues use social engineering methods to launch a...

Ex-Canadian Football player pleads guilty in College Admissions Scandal Case

Boston (March 20, 2020) – Ex-Canadian Football League player, David Sidoo, pleaded guilty before a federal court in Boston to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with the College Admissions Scandal on March 13. The father of two sons...

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

March is Fraud Prevention Month

March 7, 2020 – March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. This month law enforcement services and the Competition Bureau Canada launch their annual nation-wide campaign that educates to recognize, reject, and report fraud. It is crucial to inform the public about the...

French ex-Prime Minister Fillon on trial for fraud

Paris (March 3, 2020) – French ex-Prime Minister François Fillon is accused of having paid his wife, and other family members high salaries for years - without actually working. Now he is on trial for fraud. He has been charged with misuse of public funds, receiving...

Suspended paralegal arrested for allegedly defrauding First Nation residents

Whitby (March 2, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Pamela Milne of Whitby for allegedly defrauding First Nation residents. The paralegal whose license was suspended in 2016 was hired to file Human Rights complaints and locate missing land documents by...

Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering (February 28, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Eric Hentschel from Pickering on February 19 in connection with the ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam. Police alleged that Hentschel sold his fraudulent cryptocurrency ‘Alepy’ to investors and then...

Two men ordered two-year conditional sentences for defrauding the DND

Halifax (February 27, 2020) – Two Nova Scotia men, Bry’n Ross (65) and Harold Dawson (60), each received a two-year conditional sentence on February 25 by the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia Justice James Chipman. The sentence followed their conviction for defrauding the...

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

Appeal court holds up sentence against disbarred lawyer for business loan frauds

Toronto (March 26, 2020) – The Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the appeals of the disbarred lawyer, Marshall Kazman and his co-conspirators regarding multiple business loan frauds worth $1.5 million in January. Two years ago, Kazman was convicted of multiple counts...

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering (February 28, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Eric Hentschel from Pickering on February 19 in connection with the ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam. Police alleged that Hentschel sold his fraudulent cryptocurrency ‘Alepy’ to investors and then...

Three people from Ottawa allegedly wrangled $500K in immigration scheme

Ottawa (February 25, 2020) – The Ottawa police arrested (David) Kwok Fai Kwan, (Alice) Pui-Yan Kwan, and (Raymond) Kwok Wing Kwand for allegedly wrangle more than half a million in an immigration scheme. On February 14, the two men and the woman from Ottawa have been...

Man accused of $60K investment fraud

Toronto (February 24, 2020) – The Toronto Police arrested Arash Mahdieh in September 2019 for an alleged investment fraud worth $60,000. The investigation is still ongoing since the police believe there may be more victims. After Mahdieh allegedly defrauded a Toronto...
Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

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Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering (February 28, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Eric Hentschel from Pickering on February 19 in connection with the ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam. Police alleged that Hentschel sold his fraudulent cryptocurrency ‘Alepy’ to investors and then...

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Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

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Online  Fraud

Combating BEC fraud

Combating BEC fraud

March 23, 2020 – Business email compromise (BEC) fraud is an increasingly common cyber risk that uses spear phishing techniques. BEC fraud often results in significant losses due to wire transfer scams. These rogues use social engineering methods to launch a...

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Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

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Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering (February 28, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Eric Hentschel from Pickering on February 19 in connection with the ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam. Police alleged that Hentschel sold his fraudulent cryptocurrency ‘Alepy’ to investors and then...

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Combating BEC fraud

Combating BEC fraud

March 23, 2020 – Business email compromise (BEC) fraud is an increasingly common cyber risk that uses spear phishing techniques. BEC fraud often results in significant losses due to wire transfer scams. These rogues use social engineering methods to launch a...

read more
Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

Don’t fall for COVID-19 frauds

March 18, 2020 – Fraudsters try to capitalize on people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) warns consumers to be on the lookout for associated scams such as fake cures, phony prevention...

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Richmond Hill man arrested in connection with lottery scam

Richmond Hill man arrested in connection with lottery scam

Atikokan (February 26, 2020) – The OPP arrested Shafqat Khan from Richmond Hill in a fraud case concerning a lottery scam. The scam was reported to the OPP in June of last year. As a result of the investigation, Khan has been charged with trafficking in stolen goods...

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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

Suspended paralegal arrested for allegedly defrauding First Nation residents

Whitby (March 2, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Pamela Milne of Whitby for allegedly defrauding First Nation residents. The paralegal whose license was suspended in 2016 was hired to file Human Rights complaints and locate missing land documents by...

Pickering man arrested for ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam

Pickering (February 28, 2020) – The Durham Regional Police arrested Eric Hentschel from Pickering on February 19 in connection with the ‘Alepy’ cryptocurrency scam. Police alleged that Hentschel sold his fraudulent cryptocurrency ‘Alepy’ to investors and then...

Man accused of $60K investment fraud

Toronto (February 24, 2020) – The Toronto Police arrested Arash Mahdieh in September 2019 for an alleged investment fraud worth $60,000. The investigation is still ongoing since the police believe there may be more victims. After Mahdieh allegedly defrauded a Toronto...

CAFC’s list of top frauds in 2019

February 22, 2020 – The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) released the Financial Crime Trend Bulletin for 2019. The new data shows the top 10 most reported frauds as well as the top 10 frauds based on dollar loss in 2019. The CAFC received 46,465 fraud reports from...

More fraud charges for Niagara financier

Niagara-on-the-Lake (February 20, 2020) – The police arrested Niagara financier Peter Corbière for fraud following a report of a failed business arrangement on February 13. The former senior partner at the Business Development Bank of Canada has been charged with...
Man accused of $60K investment fraud

Man accused of $60K investment fraud

Toronto (February 24, 2020) – The Toronto Police arrested Arash Mahdieh in September 2019 for an alleged investment fraud worth $60,000. The investigation is still ongoing since the police believe there may be more victims. After Mahdieh allegedly defrauded a Toronto...

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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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