Toronto hospital fires around 150 employees after uncovering multimillion-dollar fraud

July 12, 2019 - In what could be one of the largest and longest-lasting benefits fraud schemes ever discovered in Canada, a Toronto geriatric hospital has dismissed approximately 150 employees for falsely claiming as much as $5 million in benefits over an eight-year...

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...

Breaking Fraud Cases from the Courts April 12, 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 and...

City Of Ottawa treasurer tricked into wiring $100K US to fraudster

April 9, 2019 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) - City treasurer Marian Simulik fell for a "fake CEO scam" and wired more than $100,000 to a fraudster last summer, according to a startling report from Ottawa's audit general released Monday afternoon. Many people...

Ont. woman charged in social media fraud case, dozens of victims uncovered

April 5, 2019 (Courtesy of the Canadian Press) - A woman from Welland, Ont., is facing new charges over fraudulent use of personal information from social media. Police allege two women used information from friends' Facebook pages to create false identity...

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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 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 Courts April 12, 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 and...

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Breaking Court Decisions For The Week Of March 25th

Every week the staff of Canadian Fraud News collects and publishes breaking fraud related court decisions not otherwise reported by mainstream media. Below is our weekly summary for the week of March 25, 2019 R. v. Arthur Wong, 2019 BCPC 32 In a decision dated March...

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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 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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Investment Fraud

Norman Groot Discusses Fraud Recovery On the Wolf Of Bay Street

Mar.28, 2019 - Recently, Norman Groot of Investigation Counsel PC, visited the Wolf of Bay Street, Wolfgang Klein, to discuss fraud recovery litigation and share some of his previous fraud recovery stories. Listen to the full interview below.

Calgary duo fined millions in one of the ‘worst frauds perpetrated in Alberta’ Social Sharing

Feb. 26, 2019 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - The Alberta Securities Commission has ordered a man and a woman to pay millions after orchestrating what it says "was among the worst frauds perpetrated in Alberta." Arnold Breitkreutz, his company, Base Finance Ltd., and...

Niagara regional police charge woman after alleged ODSP fraud of more than $150,000

Feb. 15, 2019 (Courtesy of the Canadian Press) - Niagara regional police have charged a women with fraud, alleging the sum she acquired is over $153,000. Police say they began their investigation in July 2018 after they were contacted by the Niagara Region office of...

Fraud cases reported to police skyrocketing in Edmonton

Dec. 12, 2018 (Courtesy of o.canada.com ) - Incidents of fraud reported to police in Edmonton continue to climb year-over-year, peaking last year at close to 7,000 cases, new police data released Wednesday shows. Over a five-year period between 2013 and 2017, fraud...

Coast Capital Savings Warns of Text and Email Scams Making the Rounds

December 6, 2018 - Coast Capital Savings is warning its credit union members of phishing scams, circulating via text message and email. Messages claim to be from the credit union, but of course are fake, in an effort to extra personal banking data and information. The...

Fraud cases reported to police skyrocketing in Edmonton

Dec. 12, 2018 (Courtesy of o.canada.com ) - Incidents of fraud reported to police in Edmonton continue to climb year-over-year, peaking last year at close to 7,000 cases, new police data released Wednesday shows. Over a five-year period between 2013 and 2017, fraud...

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Cyber crooks increasingly targeting home devices

Dec. 6, 2018 (courtesy of CBC.ca) - Cyber criminals are shifting their attention from traditional computers to internet-connected devices in Canadian homes, says the government's cyber security agency. In its cyber threat assessment for 2018, the newly created...

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Mortgage Fraud

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...

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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...

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...

Allegations of inflated property values at centre of RCMP syndicated mortgage fraud investigation

July 19, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) -Inflated property values and the promotion of non-qualifying investments as being RRSP-eligible are some of the key allegations made by the RCMP in a search warrant application it filed to authorize an April raid on six Toronto-area...

Alberta RCMP lay charges in multimillion-dollar fraud case

May 29, 2018 (Courtesy of the Canadian Press) - RCMP have arrested and charged two people in a multi-million dollar fraud case involving hundreds of investors in Alberta. Investigators say two people in Calgary that operated a company called Base Finance Ltd. raised...

Mortgage firm that raised funds for Fortress halts operations: FMP advises clients it is surrendering brokerage licence after several developments that have had negative impact

April 27, 2018 ( Courtesy of Globeandmail.com) - A mortgage brokerage firm that raised millions from investors to finance projects for Fortress Real Developments Inc. has notified clients that it is going out of business. FMP Mortgage Investments Inc. sent a letter to...

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...

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