Judge orders former Millbrook employee to repay $3.2M in fraud case

A former employee of the Millbrook First Nation has been ordered to pay the band more than $3.2 million, plus more than $849,000 in interest. Dawn Ellis-Abbott worked as a senior finance clerk for Millbrook, and in that capacity she had a great deal of autonomy in how...

Urthurton Phiri of Edmonton Sentenced to 10 Months Jail for Gems Fraud

Staff Reporter, Canadian Fraud News Inc. On January 20, 2023, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a 10 month jail sentence imposed by Justice Creagh in Edmonton against Zimbabwe immigrant Urthurton Phiri. The 10 month jail sentence resulted from a $15,00 fraud related...

Amanda Diane Durette-Acker of New Brunswick Sentenced to 12 Months Jail for On-Line Dating Fraud

Staff Reporter, Canadian Fraud News Inc. On January 29, 2021, Justice Cameron Gunn sentenced New Brunswick native Amanda Diane Durette-Acker to 12 months jail for perpetrating a $130,000 on-line dating fraud on an Edmonton man. The published decision was not released...

My Big Coin cryptocurrency firm founder gets 8 years in prison for fraud

The founder of a defunct cryptocurrency business was sentenced on Tuesday to more than eight years in prison for defrauding investors and customers out of millions of dollars by marketing a virtual currency called My Big Coin with lies and half-truths. Federal...

Pitfalls of an online marketplace: RNC wants people to inform police about potential online fraud cases

Recent case in St. John's court highlights pitfalls of online marketplaces. A provincial court judge has agreed to postpone — again — the sentencing of a St. John’s man found guilty of scamming people on Facebook Marketplace, though the judge was clear he wasn’t happy...

Six Indians charged in multimillion-dollar tech scam in US, Canada

New York:  Five Indian men and a woman have been charged in connection with a transnational technical support scam that targeted more than 20,000 victims, many of them elderly, in the US and Canada. Gagan Lamba, 41, and Harshad Madaan, 34, from New Delhi; Jayant...

Five contractors charged in Canadian social housing renovation fraud

In a rare preferred indictment that could have a ripple effect across Canada, five contractors in Manitoba have been charged in a conspiracy to commit fraud in social housing renovation projects. The federal government’s Competition Bureau announced Monday that the...

Denise Henn’s Fraud Sentence Reduced on Appeal

On November 8, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal reduced a bookkeeper’s fraud sentence from 12 month custodial to a two-year conditional sentence (house arrest) plus probation plus a $45,000 restitution order.   Denise Henn’s original sentence was imposed by...

BC court awards $742K in damages to intimacy scam

A property in Vancouver’s Fairview neighborhood, a poor line of credit, a trusted French man and an elderly couple he believed to be pseudo-parents are at the center of a messy legal battle in the B.C. Supreme Court. On October 5, Justice Warren Millman ordered the...

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Investor Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (KRBP)

RADNOR, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 5, 2022 / The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP(www.ktmc.com) informs investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed against Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. ("Kiromic") (NASDAQ:KRBP). The action charges...

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