An Edmonton couple has been charged with committing more than $500,000 in fraud. The police economic crime section say the fraud happened between 2000 and 2006. After a lengthy investigation, police say they believe a former employee of an Edmonton machinery company redirected advertising funds from the company to his personal accounts. The investigation was triggered by a complaint from the company.
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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.