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...

Former executive director of hospice association sentenced to eight months in jail for fraud

Vancouver (August 02, 2019) – Susan Steen was sentenced to eight months in jail for fraud. She was using her position as executive director of the Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) to defraud the organization of $109,878. She has to pay back $106,000 in...

Ontario Minor Hockey Association’s former director of finance accused of misappropriation of $2.365 million

Richmond Hill (July 26, 2019) – Ontario Minor Hockey Association’s former director of finance, Jennifer Robinson is accused of misappropriation of $2.365 million and scheduled to appear in a Newmarket court July, 25, YorkRegion.com reports. Jennifer Robinson stole the...

Toronto hospital fires around 150 employees after uncovering multimillion-dollar fraud

July 12, 2019 - In what could be one of the largest and longest-lasting benefits fraud schemes ever discovered in Canada, a Toronto geriatric hospital has dismissed approximately 150 employees for falsely claiming as much as $5 million in benefits over an eight-year...

Former CFO of Edmonton-based agri-business charged in $2.45M fraud

Feb. 28, 2019 - The former chief financial officer of an Edmonton-area agri-business group has been charged with misappropriating millions of dollars in corporate funds. Patrick Stephen Bieleny, 52, was arrested last Thursday and charged with 12 counts...

Support worker who stole from the elderly arrested again for fraud, theft: police

Feb. 37, 2019 - A Burlington personal support worker who was already facing charges for stealing from elderly, police say, has been re-arrested for fraud and theft. The woman was taken into custody on Feb. 20 and charged with fraud under $5,000, two counts of...

Dad and daughter fined $4m for stealing winning lottery ticket

Feb. 27, 2019 - Jun-Chul Chung, 68, and his daughter Kathleen Chung, 36, were sentenced to seven and four years in prison. Her brother, Kenneth Chung, who ran the convenience store in a Toronto suburb where his father worked, was given a 10-month sentence. The real...

B.C. woman with gambling habit pleads guilty to embezzling $1.2 million from Calgary employer

Feb. 26, 2019(Courtesy of CBC.ca) - When she was finally caught after stealing $1.2 million from her Calgary employer over a six-year period, Kelowna, B.C., resident Colleen Dhuga blamed a gambling addiction. Dhuga, 50, pleaded guilty to a charge of fraud over...

Former manager at Colliers International’s Calgary office charged with fraud

Dec. 20, 2018 (courtesy of CTVnews.ca) - A woman is facing charges in connection to a fraud case that resulted in the embezzlement of over $700,000 from an organization that supports local charities. Police say a former operations manager at the Calgary office of...

Edmonton woman, 68, charged in relation to $1.4M payroll fraud

Nov. 14, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca)  - A 68-year-old Edmonton woman has been charged with fraud and theft in relation to a seven-year payroll fraud worth $1.4 million. The woman is thought to have falsified paycheques for more than 500 former employees of an Edmonton...

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Richard Glen Allison Issued Jail Time for Fraud on Company

Why Sales Agent Due Diligence is Necessary April 19, 2018 – At Canadian Fraud News, we report on decisions issued by Canadian Courts related to fraud, that are not reported in the main stream media, and that contain legal issues the Canadian public and fraud recovery...

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