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...

Thunder Bay, Ont. police charge local man for fraud after 11 complaints

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont are asking the public to be careful and take caution when dealing with private businesses and individuals after they have arrested a Lakehead resident with a number of fraud-related charges. Officials released a written statement saying that...

Former Liberal fundraiser calling key Charbonneau witness in fraud trial

Lino Zambito, the star witness at Quebec’s Charbonneau Commission into construction corruption, to testify at the trial of former Quebec Liberal politicians. Lawyer Oliver Desjardins, representing Marc-Yvan Côté — a former health minister and fundraiser for the...

Windsor police are warning residents of rampant rental scams, having received a number of complaints recently

Windsor Police are once again sending out a reminder about the scheme commonly known as the “rental scam”. Police say that they have recently received a number of complaints, indicating that the scam is again active in our community. In some cases the victims...

Hamilton contractor pleads guilty to 14 counts of fraud, given five years to pay back victims per Judge’s ruling

Some of Richard A. Wilson's unhappy customers have been waiting as long as 10 years to get their money back for work that he didn't do. Their wait isn't entirely over, but as of Friday they're now in a position to get some of it back. The 59-year-old marine contractor...

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