Ontario police officer accused of working as realtor while on shift

A York Regional Police officer has been charged with fraud, accused of working as a realtor while on shift.

Peel police officer dismissed following fraud investigation

A Peel Regional Police officer has been dismissed following a fraud investigation into questionable employee benefits claims.

Three fired after tips to City of Ottawa fraud line

Three City of Ottawa employees were fired from their jobs last year, including one person who took six weeks of annual leave without reporting those absences.

Risk of employee fraud rises with COVID

“Employees, being inside the organization, have access to records and resources that outsiders do not have. And so, with that access, they can accomplish virtually that much more if they want to perpetuate fraud.”

Brantford accountant, Donna Cornwell, found liable for internal accounting fraud

Donna Cornwell, a former accountant for Villa Olympic, a manufacturing and distribution of heating ventilation and air conditioning products business in Brantford, Ont., has been found liable by an Ontario Court of defrauding her former employer of $641,241.43.

$11 million senior Ontario employee allegedly took in COVID fraud not recovered, Crown says

Updated Story: The Ontario government has yet to recover the more than $11 million in COVID-19 relief money a senior provincial employee is alleged to have embezzled, a judge heard on Friday. In comments to Superior Court, government lawyer Christopher Wayland said it...

Ontario man, Morris Wapoose, ordered to use some of his lottery winnings to pay for his role in defrauding health clinic

Morris Wapoose, the former treasurer of an Ontario not-for-profit organization who pleaded guilty to defrauding Thunder Bay’s Anishnawbe Mushkiki Health Clinic of about $60,000, was sentenced in November.

Man charged for allegedly misappropriating $1.2M from Gander Aviation

Gander (December 11, 2020) – The RCMP charged Gerald Templeman with fraud for allegedly misappropriating more than $1.2 million from Gander Aviation on December 10. An employee of the private aviation company notified the Mounties two years ago of suspected fraudulent...

Sudbury daycare employee arrested for allegedly defrauding her employer out of $130K

Sudbury (December 10, 2020) – The Sudbury police arrested a local daycare employee, Cindy-Lee Boyd, for allegedly defrauding her employer out of about $130,000. She is accused of accepting funds owed to the daycare and fraudulently moving them to personal accounts...

Former B.C. social worker arrested for stealing money from vulnerable foster children

Kelowna (December 8, 2020) – The RCMP arrested former social worker, Robert Riley Saunders, in Alberta for allegedly stealing money from vulnerable youth for more than a decade while he was working for the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development. The...

Employee Fraud

Risk of employee fraud rises with COVID

Risk of employee fraud rises with COVID

“Employees, being inside the organization, have access to records and resources that outsiders do not have. And so, with that access, they can accomplish virtually that much more if they want to perpetuate fraud.”

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Brampton man arrested in taxi debit card fraud investigation

Brampton man arrested in taxi debit card fraud investigation

Toronto (August 10, 2020) – The Toronto police arrested Harjoban Nahal, a taxi-driver from Brampton, as the result of a five-year taxi debit card fraud investigation. The police accused Nahal of switching his costumers’ debit cards after they paid the taxi fare and...

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Health-care aide arrested in case of financial elder abuse

Health-care aide arrested in case of financial elder abuse

Edmonton (July 28, 2020) – Edmonton police laid charges against the health-care aide, Sofia Sharin Hafiz, in connection with two cases of alleged elder abuse. The Edmonton woman is accused of defrauding two seniors out of $560,000 in total. The 75-year-old man and the...

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