Ontario’s Judge Denies the Crowns Proposal to “refreeze” Assets of a Family Connected to Alleged $11M in Fraud.

Justice Peter Cavanagh has denied the province’s bid to “refreeze” the assets of the family tied to the alleged theft of $11 million in pandemic aid in Ontario Superior Court. Justice Cavanagh dismissed a motion by the Crown that claimed legal fees were being paid...

Federal government argues charges should not be stayed for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

Aug. 11, 2021 – A Canadian government lawyer urged a B.C. judge hearing the extradition case of Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou to be respectful of the United States in assessing how it prepared the evidence against her.

Former B.C. clerk pleads not guilty to five charges including breach of trust and fraud

The former clerk of the B.C. legislature has pleaded not guilty to five charges including breach of trust and fraud, just as a judge tossed out one of the accusations against him.

Case dropped against Montreal construction boss owing to “too many documents”

Canadian prosecutors have dropped a fraud case against a former construction executive and four others after a nine-year legal battle.

Fraud charges against Tony Accurso, 4 others, stayed by Crown

Prosecutors had accused Accurso, Francesco Bruno, Francesco Fiorino, Antonio Girardi and Adriano Furgiuele of being part of a corruption scheme at the Canada Revenue Agency.

Charter application dismissed in multi-million Cape Breton fraud case

A Nova Scotia judge says the searches of homes belonging to three sisters charged in a $3.6-million tax scheme were routine.

Tony Accurso’s Canada Revenue Agency bribery trial suspended

A trial involving allegations that construction magnate Antonio (Tony) Accurso bribed Canada Revenue Agency auditors to reduce reported income of his companies was suspended Thursday after a Quebec Court judge ordered the Crown to turn over more evidence to defence lawyers.

Suspended sentence for North Sydney woman on fraud conviction

Candice Ann Gale, 37, of Peppett Street in North Sydney was sentenced on a single count of fraud that occurred between October and December 2016.

Former head of Alberta adoption agency receives suspended sentence in fraud case

The former head of Adoption by Choice, an Alberta adoption agency that closed suddenly last May, has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to false representation.

Men who used fake companies to swindle millions from DND sent to prison

Two Nova Scotia men who swindled the Department of National Defence out of millions of dollars are being sent to prison.

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