Four Cape Breton women to face trial on $3.6M in fraud charges

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March 4, 2021 – Four Cape Breton women will be going to trial in Nova Scotia Supreme Court after allegedly claiming $3.6 million in fraudulent federal tax credits under 10 different companies. The Canada Revenue Agency says Lydia Saker and her daughters Nadia Saker, Angela MacDonald and Georgette Young filed false HST claims on $56 million in sales for things like cookbooks, children’s clothing and frozen dinners.

The sales allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2015 through 10 companies including the former Spaghetti Benders restaurant on Boularderie Island and companies called Housewives in Heels, Artisan Hair Loss Therapy, Maddie and Bella’s Children Clothing, Latatia Advertising, Kishk, and New and Chic. CBC News reports. | READ MORE