Four people arrested for paramedical clinic scheme

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...

20 people charged in Ontario tow truck war revealing fraudulent and criminal activities

Greater Toronto Area (May 29, 2020) – The York police laid nearly 200 charges against 20 people in connection with an organized crime investigation regarding the escalated tow truck war in Ontario. The authorities identified several organized crime groups who have...

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, the...

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...

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