Peterborough woman allegedly wangled more than $13,000 with fake health benefit claims

Peterborough (August 22, 2019) – Evangelia Gryllou from Peterborough allegedly defrauded more than $13,000 through faking health insurance claims. She was arrested and charged with fraud and forgery by the Peterborough police. Between September 2017 and July 2018,...

After practice restrictions, suspensions, and fraud investigations dubious doctor will not practice again in Ontario

Windsor (July 26, 2019) – Dr. Thomas J. Barnard will not practice again in Ontario. After a hearing at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPSO) on June 23, he resigned and agreed to never practice medicine in Ontario again. In the hearing, the Discipline...

Man arrested in alleged fraudulent auto insurance scam

Mar. 5, 2018 (Courtesy of The Canadian Press ) - Ontario Provincial Police are issuing a warning after arresting a man for allegedly selling fake auto insurance. They say they arrested 38-year-old Sherif Aly in February and charged him with two counts each of fraud...

Medical insurance fraud widespread, as employees, providers rip off benefit plans

Dec. 19, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Employers and their insurance providers are reeling at the proliferation of fraud rings — groups of employees that work together to abuse and exploit benefit plans, with medical services providers as their eager accomplices....

BCSC alleges $47 million investment fraud by insurance group’s top officers

Nov. 7, 2018 - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that three leaders of a once fast-growing insurance group committed fraud by getting hundreds of people to purchase unsecured loan agreements. The BCSC alleges...

Auto insurer’s secret cameras in sting operation broke law, body shop claims

May 25, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Can insurance companies secretly plant cameras in a private business in the hope of catching it doing something wrong? That's the question an Ontario court will deal with next month as it determines whether criminal charges should...

Insurance company investigation uncovers ‘pervasive’ Ontario auto-body shop fraud

March 12,2018 (Courtesy of the Canadian Press) - Workers at auto body shops deliberately damaged cars, installed used parts but billed for new ones, or invoiced for phantom repairs, according to an investigation by a Canadian insurer that is calling on government to...

How do the US and Canada differ in the tussle against insurance fraud?

March 6, 2018 (Courtesy of Insurancemag.com) -  Fraudsters will always find a way to cheat the system. All lines of business are vulnerable to the crime, including insurance, and organizations worldwide face the sometimes cumbersome task of continuously fortifying...

Donald Cameron seemed like ‘real deal’ before allegedly stealing vehicle, says car salesman

Donald Cameron took a car for a test drive on Monday afternoon, and the salesman says he is still waiting for him to come back. It wasn't the first time the folks at A+ Auto Centre had seen Cameron on their lot, but as the hours ticked by on his test drive, they...

A not-for-profit helps auto insurers battle fraud with data analytics

Data analytics is a powerful tool in the fight against fraud, and the Canadian auto insurance industry has a powerful ally in that regard. In an interview with Property Casualty 360°, Chris McKibbin – a partner in the fraud investigation, recovery and enforcement...

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