More than 50 charges laid against police officer and towing industry members

Toronto (June 24, 2020) – The Toronto police laid more than 50 charges against a Toronto police officer and 10 other suspects including employees of the towing industry on June 18 as the result of an anti-corruption investigation led by the force’s Professional...

Former Downtown Penticton Association executive director is facing fraud charges

Penticton (June 22, 2020) – The Penticton Regional RCMP Detachment laid fraud-related charges against the former executive director of the Downtown Penticton Association, Kerrilyn Marie Milton, on June 11. Four years after the allegations were first made, RCMP...

Former Halifax children’s hospital CEO changed her lawyer while fraud trial looming

Halifax (June 11, 2020) – Former Halifax children’s hospital, IWK Health Centre CEO, Tracy Leanne Kitch, faced fraud related charges resulting from the 2017 expense scandal. Since October 2018, she is accused of billing $47,000 in personal expenses. With her trial...

Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office charges Wahnipitae couple in $1 million scheme

Sudbury (June 2, 2020) – Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office laid fraud charges against a Wahnipitae couple for an alleged fraud scheme worth more than $1 million. Karen Cady (47) and Michael Cady (43) are accused of embezzling funds from a Sudbury-area company over...

Fraud charges laid against four former Opaskwayak Education Services (OES) employees

Opaskwayak (June 1, 2020) – The Opaskwayak RCMP laid fraud charges against four former Opaskwayak Education Services (OES) employees on May 20. Marie (Christine) Campbell, Wilfred Harris, Carmen Zolinski, and Anita Ballantyne are accused of defrauding the service of...

IIROC fined and suspended investment advisor for taking advantage of an elderly client

Calgary (April 9, 2020) – A hearing panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) fined and suspended Calgary investment advisor Michael Francis O’Brien on March 11. He engaged in personal financial dealings with an 81-year-old widowed...

Two men ordered two-year conditional sentences for defrauding the DND

Halifax (February 27, 2020) – Two Nova Scotia men, Bry’n Ross (65) and Harold Dawson (60), each received a two-year conditional sentence on February 25 by the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia Justice James Chipman. The sentence followed their conviction for defrauding the...

Former youth center coordinator charged with fraud

Baie Verte (January 31, 2020) – The Baie Verte RCMP charged the former youth center coordinator Amy Ivany following an investigation in financial irregularities of the Advocate Youth Services cooperative (AYSC). The authorities accused Ivany of stealing $90,000 in...

RNC charges former treasurer in Minor Hockey investigation

Corner Brook (January 23, 2020) – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) charged a woman in the wake of the Corner Brook Minor Hockey investigation. According to the local press, the accused woman is Melissa Williams, the former treasurer of the association. In...

Vale Canada sues six men for fraud in $1M civil lawsuit

Sudbury (December 17, 2019) – The mining company Vale Canada Limited has filed a civil lawsuit against six men, including three former employees, for fraud, according to a CBC report. Lee MacIsaac, a former superintendent at Clarabelle Mill, maintenance supervisor...

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Former youth center coordinator charged with fraud

Former youth center coordinator charged with fraud

Baie Verte (January 31, 2020) – The Baie Verte RCMP charged the former youth center coordinator Amy Ivany following an investigation in financial irregularities of the Advocate Youth Services cooperative (AYSC). The authorities accused Ivany of stealing $90,000 in...

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RNC charges former treasurer in Minor Hockey investigation

RNC charges former treasurer in Minor Hockey investigation

Corner Brook (January 23, 2020) – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) charged a woman in the wake of the Corner Brook Minor Hockey investigation. According to the local press, the accused woman is Melissa Williams, the former treasurer of the association. In...

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Vale Canada sues six men for fraud in $1M civil lawsuit

Vale Canada sues six men for fraud in $1M civil lawsuit

Sudbury (December 17, 2019) – The mining company Vale Canada Limited has filed a civil lawsuit against six men, including three former employees, for fraud, according to a CBC report. Lee MacIsaac, a former superintendent at Clarabelle Mill, maintenance supervisor...

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Employee of Morden business charged for gift card fraud

Employee of Morden business charged for gift card fraud

Morden (December 9, 2019) – Morden police arrested a 19-year-old employee of a local business who allegedly had been stealing gift cards from the company and fraudulently adding credit to the cards over several months. The police investigation started on October 18...

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Former priest sentenced for fraud gambling away over $900K

Former priest sentenced for fraud gambling away over $900K

London (October 23, 2019) – Former priest at St. Joseph Church in London, Amer Saka, was sentenced to two years in prison on October 22 for defrauding refugee sponsors. Approximately between 2013 and 2015, the Chaldean Catholic priest fraudulently gambled away more...

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