Undaunted by creditors and fraud charges, Peter Pocklington launches pot company

July 20, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington still owes the Alberta government more than $13 million from an unpaid 1988 loan for a failed meat-packing plant. In Arizona, Pocklington and an associate have so far reneged on...

Mammoliti, TPA execs ‘actively’ pushed land deal with inflated $12M price tag, secret report says

May 2, 2018 (Courtesy of cbc.ca) - Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti and several executives from the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) pushed hard for a deal that would have seen the public overpay by about $2.6 million for a piece of land in the councillor's ward, says a secret...

Ecuadorians Challenge Chevron Over $9.5B Award In Canadian Court

April 17, 2018 (Courtesy of oilprice.com) - Ecuadorian farmers and indigenous people will seek to show an Ontario Court of Appeal this week that Chevron Canada is legally liable for a US$9.5-billion award that the Ecuadorians won against the U.S. parent Chevron Corp...

Vancouver man convicted of fraud in U.S. after companies solicited more than $18M from 60,000 people

April 2 2018 (Courtesy of cbc.ca) A Vancouver man accused of bilking thousands of seniors in the U.S. — and who fought extradition for more than a decade — has been convicted of mail and wire fraud by a Los Angeles federal jury. On Thursday, a jury convicted Mark...

Ontario woman allegedly funnels over $600,000 from her employer to charities

March 14, 2018 (Courtesy of The Canadian Press) -  A 52-year-old Ontario woman is facing fraud charges after allegedly funneling over $600,000 of her employer’s money into bank accounts for charities of which she was a board member. Kingston police say the woman was...

More than Half of Canadian Companies Say They Have Been Victims Of Fraud In The Last Two Years

March 8, 2018 (courtesy of Globalnews.ca )More than half of Canadian companies have experienced fraud in the past two years — that’s up 18 per cent from 2016. The findings, presented in the “Economic Crime and Fraud Survey” by accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers,...

Unpublished data shows India’s fraud problems extend far beyond PNB and initial billion dollar fraud

Investors may have been shocked when one of India’s biggest banks disclosed a $1.77 billion fraud by a billionaire jeweler, but the central bank has recorded data that shows the problem runs far deeper and wider. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, which a Reuters...

Allegations of fraud prompt meeting of Ontario PC Party’s nomination committee

Allegations of voter fraud and voter irregularities during several Ontario PC nomination races have led to an unscheduled meeting of the party's nomination committee. The party leader's office would not say what exactly prompted the meeting or how many nomination...

Bell Canada Data Breach Could Be ‘Stepping Stone’ To More Fraud, Espionage: Expert

The recent Bell Canada data breach might not have contained any compromised financial information, but it could still create "stepping stones" to more serious cases of fraud and espionage, according to a cybersecurity expert. On Tuesday, the company alerted...

Journalists could take stand in high-profile Montreal fraud case

A judge will deliberate on whether two journalists will be forced to take the stand to reveal confidential sources in the Nathalie Normandeau and Marc-Yvan Côté fraud case. Côté’s lawyer, Jacques Larochelle, has been trying to get the case thrown out based on leaks to...

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