Brampton (September 4, 2020) – The Peel Regional Police arrested and charged four people with defrauding the public. The police accused Mohammad Omar Mansoury (32), Homayra Mansoury (27), Rameen Wida (38), and Mohammed Sobhan Mansoury (23) of being involved in extensive paramedical clinic schemes fraudulently obtaining more than $1.06 million between August 2014 and December 2019. The police believe there may be more victims in and outside of the Greater Toronto Area.
Peel police’s Fraud Bureau made multiple arrests as a result of a million-dollar fraud investigation, according to a press release issued on September 3. They charged Mohammad Omar Mansoury (32), Homayra Mansoury (27), Rameen Wida (38), and Mohammed Sobhan Mansoury (23) with defrauding the public.
The paramedical clinic scheme
The Peel Regional Police became aware that a group of people conducted, what police call, extensive paramedical clinic schemes throughout the Region of Peel between August 2014 and December 2019. The police allege that they assisted in setting up accredited professionals with clinical businesses in the healthcare and insurance sector while representing themselves as reputable business partners.
However, they allegedly defrauded more than $1.06 million through false insurance claims and redirecting clinical funds for their own benefit.
After a lengthy investigation, the police identified the suspects as two men from Nobleton, Mohammad Omar Mansoury (32) and Mohammed Sobhan Mansoury (23), as well as a 27-year-old woman, Homayra Mansoury, and a 38-year-old man, Rameen Wida, from New Tecumseh.
Peel police arrested four people
Officers arrested the group of four. They charged Mohammad Omar Mansoury with Defrauding the Public, Uttering Threats, and Criminal Harassment. He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 9. The remaining three have been charged with Fraud Over $5,000 and are each scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 23.
The police announced that the investigation remains active and that they believe there may be additional victims in and outside of the Greater Toronto Area.
The authorities asked anyone who may have had contact with any of the involved parties to contact the police and anyone with information to contact the Peel Region Fraud Investigators at 905-453-2121 ext. 3335 or anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.