The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that two people, acting as immigration consultants, were arrested by the CBSA’s Criminal Investigations Division and will face charges of fraud and conspiracy as well as counseling, aiding or abetting others to make misrepresentations.
According to the CBSA’s investigation, Georges Massoud and Fatma Iscan helped several families pretend to have resided in Canada between 2007 and 2015, thus allowing them to fraudulently obtain and maintain their permanent resident status with the goal of obtaining Canadian citizenship and a Canadian passport, to which they were not entitled.
Read the full article at Global Travel Industry News.
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.