Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, counsel for various victims of alleged investment frauds, is requesting information from anyone having dealings with Brian Anish Kumar, born in 1973, of Oakville, Ont.
Donna Cornwell, a former accountant for Villa Olympic, a manufacturing and distribution of heating ventilation and air conditioning products business in Brantford, Ont., has been found liable by an Ontario Court of defrauding her former employer of $641,241.43.
March marks the 17th year of Fraud Prevention Month, and this year the Competition Bureau will join forces with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) to increase the reach of the fight against online fraud in Canada.
The CRA says a West Vancouver man has been sentenced to 29 months in jail and handed a stiff fine for attempting to avoid a tax bill. Michael Sholz was convicted in June 2020 of three tax-related offences under the Excise Tax Act and two counts of uttering forged documents related to ownership and construction of a West Vancouver home.
March marks the 17th annual Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. To commemorate the event, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) released a list of suggestions and advice they suggest Canadians should heed as fraud cases continue to surge across the country.
Two Napanee, Ont., area men are in prison after being sentenced on a multitude of charges last week.
The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has sentenced Shawn Beaver, an Edmonton lawyer, who was suspended and disbarred after having stolen from clients’ trust accounts to one year in prison for “egregious and flagrant” misconduct that included continuing to practice after disbarment, using a junior lawyer as a front.
On Nov. 5, 2020, Emmanuel Gweh Gbala was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment in a Montreal Court for attempting to defraud a family of $275,000. The case serves as a warning to Canadians and encourages them to protect themselves from similar scams.
On Jan. 13, Wanzhou Meng, also known as “Cathy Meng” and “Sabrina Meng”, brought an application for variation of the terms of her bail conditions. Meng is facing extradition to the United States to face fraud charges. On Jan. 29, a Canadian Court denied the application.
In the ongoing litigation in Ontario’s civil court system, the provincial government rejected a motion by the Madan family for access to assets frozen by what is known in the legal system as a Mareva injunction.
After a devastating fire that destroyed their house beyond repair in 2019, a Clarendon Station, Ont., family hired a friend to rebuild. Months later, with little work done on the property and more than $137,000 paid, they terminated their relationship with Shane Ross and filed a fraud lawsuit again him and his companies.
Alicia Micallef tears up when she talks about how she was secretly followed and videotaped, accused of lying, then dragged through the legal system for years — only to be acquitted and still denied benefits. All at the hands of an organization that should have been helping her recover from a workplace injury.
Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, counsel for the victim, is requesting information from anyone having dealings with Donna Cornwell, born in 1964, of Brantford, Ontario.
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre reported pandemic-related fraud has cost Canadians $7 million to date.
Ontario man, Morris Wapoose, ordered to use some of his lottery winnings to pay for his role in defrauding health clinic
Morris Wapoose, the former treasurer of an Ontario not-for-profit organization who pleaded guilty to defrauding Thunder Bay’s Anishnawbe Mushkiki Health Clinic of about $60,000, was sentenced in November.
In December 2020, the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada published its decision in the matter of Vishisht and Canada (Minister of Public Safety). The hearing took place in February 2020. The Judgment was issued in March 2020. The reason for the delay in publishing this decision is unknown.
Cheryl MacLeod, of Hamilton, Ont., was convicted and sentenced on fraud, uttering forged documents and theft charges in relation to her role as owner and director of CTC Payroll Services.
A dozen Toronto-based landlords have made progress in their attempt to reclaim their luxurious houses after discovering they were being rented out as rooming homes to dozens of individuals.
“The Crown’s case against Sergeant Malone is a circumstantial one. In these circumstances, the legal test to determine whether the Crown has proven the officer’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt is whether his guilt is the only reasonable inference to be drawn from the evidence.”
“The prevalence of certain types of fraud has recently been highlighted by the Canadian Anti-fraud Centre (CAFC), particularly general online, telephone or text message scams, such as the “Canada Revenue Agency scam” and prepaid gift card scams.”
R. v. Walker, 2020 ONSC 7029
Hearings took place March 13 & Sept. 24, 2020; Judgment issued on Nov. 16, 2020.