Former comptroller of hockey training school sentenced for fraud

Charlottetown (October 17, 2019) – Former Andrews Hockey Growth Programs’ comptroller, Courtney Patricia Johnston, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for defrauding her former employer in provincial court in Charlottetown on October 15. Within a stretch of four...

Fraudulent school accountant sentenced for half-million-dollar fraud

St. John's (October 15, 2019) – A fraudulent former school accountant, Kimberly Stagg, was sentenced for defrauding her then employer St. Bonaventure’s college of more than half a million dollars. After she had pleaded guilty in June, she was sentenced to 3 years...

Used car salesman defrauds 14 customers over two years by selling cars he never delivered

Dartmouth (October 8, 2019) – Used car salesman, Michael David Surette, duped 14 customers between 2015 and 2018 by selling cars he never delivered. The total amount the customers of the Used Car Factory 21 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia were defrauded of adds up to...

Nanaimo Woman sentenced for defrauding two local businesses of about $43K

Nanaimo (October 7, 2019) – Jennifer Elizabeth Wood from Nanaimo was sentenced for defrauding two local businesses of almost $43,000 on October 3. She performed a fraudulent return scheme on her former employer Slegg Building Materials in 2016 and drove away from a...

Former Vaughan mayor Di Biase charged with breach of trust and municipal corruption

Vaughan (October 4, 2019) – OPP’s economic crime and corruption squad charged former Vaughan mayor Michael Di Biase with breach of trust and municipal corruption as a result of a four-and-a-half-years investigation. Di Biase is accused of receiving a benefit from...

Toronto bookkeeper allegedly defrauds employer out of $2M

Toronto (October 3, 2019) – Sharina Imran-Khan, a bookkeeper from Toronto, allegedly defrauded her employer BHI Holdings out of $2 million in a three year period. As a result of a fraud investigation of the Toronto Police, the 42-year-old was arrested and charged...

Former CIBC branch manager who allegedly stole $1.7 million charged with fraud

Hamilton (September 26, 2019) – Former CIBC branch manager, Sandra Walker, who allegedly stole $1.7 million has been charged with fraud. Hamilton police arrested the former CIBC employee on September 24. She is alleged to have defrauded costumers of the Stoney...

Gambling addicted woman sentenced to 3.5 years in prison after defrauding her former employer out of almost $1.2 million

Calgary (September 24, 2019) – Gambling addicted former bookkeeper, Colleen Fay Dhuga, has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for defrauding her former employer David Anderson out of almost $1.2 million over 6 years. After Dhuga pleaded guilty in February, the...

Charity’s director of finance almost drove ‘New Visions Toronto’ into bankruptcy

Toronto (September 23, 2019) – New Visions Toronto’s former director of finance defrauded the charity of $904,784 within three years. Marica Motayne’s payroll scam forced New Visions Toronto to make major cutbacks for their clients’ care and almost drove it...

Former treasurer of East Hawkesbury charged with 25 counts of fraud

East Hawkesbury (August 19, 2019) – The former treasurer of the township of East Hawkesbury in eastern Ontario, Linda Rozon, has been charged with 25 counts of fraud. The 59-year old allegedly defrauded the municipality of $375,825 while in office in over nine...

Employee Fraud

Toronto bookkeeper allegedly defrauds employer out of $2M

Toronto bookkeeper allegedly defrauds employer out of $2M

Toronto (October 3, 2019) – Sharina Imran-Khan, a bookkeeper from Toronto, allegedly defrauded her employer BHI Holdings out of $2 million in a three year period. As a result of a fraud investigation of the Toronto Police, the 42-year-old was arrested and charged with...

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Former employee defrauds County of Lethbridge of $49,000

Former employee defrauds County of Lethbridge of $49,000

Lethbridge (August 14, 2019) – Brandi Leanne Doucette allegedly defrauded the County of Lethbridge of $49,000 between 2016 and 2019, according to the Lethbridge Police. The 40-year-old has been charged for theft and fraud. Doucette was employed by the municipality at...

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