Six City of Ottawa staff have been fired and another resigned after investigations into allegations of fraud and waste called in to a hotline in 2015. More than 300 anonymous complaints from city staff and the public were received by the hotline in 2015, a record number since the hotline was created in 2005, and a 92-per-cent increase over the previous year, according to a media release.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.