Cape Breton family accused in $3.6M tax fraud case not calling any defence witnesses

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July 29, 2021 – Members of a Cape Breton family accused in a multimillion-dollar tax fraud case will not be calling any witnesses in their defence.

Georgette Young, Angela MacDonald, Nadia Saker, along with their mother, Lydia Saker, have pleaded not guilty to 30 charges including fraud.

The women, who were charged after a lengthy investigation by the Canada Revenue Agency, are accused of using fictitious sales and expenses to drum up higher tax refunds to be paid out by the federal government.

They are representing themselves at the judge-only trial, which is running into its sixth week at Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Sydney. Yahoo! News reports. | READ MORE