A 61-year-old Edmonton man is accused of defrauding a city HSBC branch for $3-million over a period of five years. Economic Crimes Unit investigators say the man, a former employee of HSBC Bank Canada, used a range of methods to divert the money into accounts controlled by him and his 59-year-old life partner over a five-year period starting in 2004.
Canada-wide warrant issued for his partner
“This was an individual that is alleged to have used his position and authority at a financial institution to defraud his employer of a significant amount of money,” said Staff Sgt. Sid Kingma in a news release. A Canada-wide warrant was issued for his partner, a man who is known to frequent the Greater Vancouver area and the Philippines, his country of birth.