Norman Groot Discusses Fraud Recovery On the Wolf Of Bay Street

Mar.28, 2019 - Recently, Norman Groot of Investigation Counsel PC, visited the Wolf of Bay Street, Wolfgang Klein, to discuss fraud recovery litigation and share some of his previous fraud recovery stories. Listen to the full interview below.

Calgary duo fined millions in one of the ‘worst frauds perpetrated in Alberta’ Social Sharing

Feb. 26, 2019 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - The Alberta Securities Commission has ordered a man and a woman to pay millions after orchestrating what it says "was among the worst frauds perpetrated in Alberta." Arnold Breitkreutz, his company, Base Finance Ltd., and...

Financial adviser ‘manipulated’ brain injured senior into lending him $200K, police allege

Nov. 13, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) - A Winnipeg financial adviser is under police investigation for allegedly manipulating his cognitively impaired 78-year-old client into lending him $200,000 under "false pretence," according to documents filed in court....

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...

Regina woman, Alena Pastuch , accused of $5M fraud must represent herself at her trial

Sept. 18, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca ) - A Regina woman accused of defrauding investors in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia of millions will have to represent herself at trial. Alena Pastuch was charged with fraud, theft and laundering the proceeds of crime...

Trial delayed for Regina woman accused of $5M fraud

Sept. 11, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) -  The trial for a Regina businesswoman accused of defrauding investors millions was supposed to begin Monday morning, but the plan was derailed when Alena Pastuch's lawyer advised the court he could no longer represent her due to a...

Fraud, theft charges laid against man who raised $200K from investors in Red Deer

Aug. 29, 2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - An Alberta man alleged to have fraudulently raised $200,000 from six investors in Red Deer is facing criminal charges after an investigation by the Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT). Shaun Wayne Howell of Drayton Valley has been...

Central Alberta man charged in ‘elaborate’ $2.6M fracking fraud

July 31, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) -  A central Alberta man is facing fraud charges after a five-year investigation and more than $2 million in losses to investors. RCMP say Dane Skinner, 53, misrepresented and advertised a revolutionary fracking product,...

Undaunted by creditors and fraud charges, Peter Pocklington launches pot company

July 20, 2018 ( Courtesy of CBC.ca) - Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington still owes the Alberta government more than $13 million from an unpaid 1988 loan for a failed meat-packing plant. In Arizona, Pocklington and an associate have so far reneged on...

Massachusetts hedge fund manager with ties to Toronto based asset management firm gets six years in prison for fraud

May 7,2018 (Courtesy of Reuters) - A Massachusetts hedge fund manager was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison for defrauding investors in a scheme that prosecutors said cost his clients over $10.5 million and allowed him to fund a lavish lifestyle. Yasuna...

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