Men approaching seniors with fraudulent scheme offering unnecessary home repairs

Update: In connection with the fraudulent scheme, the Toronto Police made an arrest, on October 3. Martin Thomas Quinn, 29, of Mississauga was arrested and charged with Fraud Over $5,000. He was scheduled to attend court on October 4. Toronto (September 26, 2019) –...

Montreal to sue Tony Accurso, Frank Zampino for collusion

Montreal (September 5, 2019) – The city of Montreal plans to sue Tony Accurso, former construction magnate and Frank Zampino, former executive committee chair for collusion. The city’s legal department put together a $26 million lawsuit for overpaid construction...

10 more charges for roofing scammer as more victims come forward

Picton (August 20, 2019) – A 37-year-old contractor from Consecon faces ten more charges for an alleged roofing scam. In July, he was arrested for allegedly defrauding customers and subsequently charged with two counts of fraud. As new alleged victims came forward,...

Oblique Toronto contractor sentenced to almost four years in prison for defrauding customers

Toronto (July 30, 2019) – Adam Gardin was sentenced to almost four years in prison under Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act on July 26, 2019. He was also ordered to pay more than $850,000 in restitution according to the Ontario Provincial Offences court....

Central Alberta man charged in ‘elaborate’ $2.6M fracking fraud

July 31, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) -  A central Alberta man is facing fraud charges after a five-year investigation and more than $2 million in losses to investors. RCMP say Dane Skinner, 53, misrepresented and advertised a revolutionary fracking product,...

Jury finds Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso guilty of fraud, other charges

June 27, 2018 (Courtesy of CTVnews.ca) - A jury has found Quebec construction magnate Tony Accurso guilty on all five charges he was facing including fraud and corruption. Accurso, 66, was impassive as the jury delivered the verdicts on their seventh day of...

Ex-MP received ‘secret’ cut of $12.4M deal in resort town run by his sister, OPP probe alleges

Unsealed police documents from 2014 allege fraud and breach of trust involving Collingwood town hall June 19, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) - A former Liberal MP may have used his connections with municipal officials in a popular vacation town northwest of Toronto —...

Peter Kroone of Oshawa Found Liable for Construction Fraud

TFC Contracting / The Cement Finisher May 3, 2018 -   At Canadian Fraud News, we report on decisions issued by Canadian Courts related to fraud, that are not reported in the main stream media, and that contain legal issues the Canadian public and fraud recovery...

Contractor fraud investigations double in Alberta since 2015

March 22, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Randy Kwong thought he had done everything right when he hired a contractor to install a metal railing on his deck last summer. Kwong and his wife called references, met the contractor and got an estimate before signing the...

Opponent of Aecon takeover has conviction for perjury, fraud

A man purporting to be a major construction executive, who has been lobbying in Ottawa against the $1.5-billion sale of Canadian infrastructure firm Aecon Group Inc. to a Chinese state-owned enterprise, has convictions for fraud and perjury and is facing new charges...

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