A Quebec Court judge has denied a request to throw out the fraud case against Frank Zampino and five other men, who had argued their case took too long to go trial. They were charged with fraud, conspiracy and breach of trust in connection with Faubourg Contrecoeur land transaction in 2007 in the city’s east end.
Former chair of Montreal’s executive committee
The former chair of Montreal’s executive committee was arrested, along with several others, in the spring of 2012 on charges of fraud, conspiracy and breach of trust in connection with a land deal. The Frank Catania & Associates Construction company is also one of the accused. Their trial only got underway 41 months later – in 2016.
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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.