Maureen Ann Thiel, 49 years old, of Alberta, Sentenced to 4 Year Jail for Fraud on Her Employer.

December 2021 – Canadian Fraud News Inc. This press release is sponsored by Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers. On November 5, 2021, Justice Achtymichuk of the Provincial Court in Vegreville, Alberta, sentenced Maureen Ann Thiel to four years of...

Barbara Booker, 54 years old, of St. Catharines, Sentenced to 12 months Jail for Fraud After Paying Restitution

December 30, 2021 –.This press release is sponsored by Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers. On November 29, 2021, Justice Peter West of the Ontario Court of Justice sentenced Barbara Booker to 12 months jail for her part in a $99,225 on the law firm that...

Chun Yu Zhu, aka Ted Zhu, (27 years old) of Calgary, Alberta, Sentenced for Identity Theft Frauds

Chun Yu Zhu, aka Ted Zhu, was sentenced to 8 months in jail and 18 months of probation for an identity fraud scheme perpetrated against 317 victims which netted him only $2,600.

Fraud charges against former Fort Liard, N.W.T., RCMP officer dropped

On Friday, Crown said there isn't a reasonable prospect of conviction and subsequently has dropped all charges against Curtis Ping, an RCMP officer alleged to have defrauded the Fort Liard, N.W.T., while he was detachment commander there.  Ping and his wife were...

Fraud charges laid over a year ago against Sarnia police officer has been cleared

Criminal charges laid over a year ago against a veteran Sarnia police officer have been dismissed. Jason Priddle, a 42-year-old first-class constable, was arrested and charged in late August 2020 with: uttering a forged document, forgery attempted fraud...

Judge restores Canadian citizenship of a Chinese woman who used fraudulent marriage to flee homophobic parents

Cecille Xu wanted to make Canada her new home and was convinced it was the only way to save her first same-sex relationship in the face of homophobic parents in China. Xu said in court that “It was a truly devastating feeling to know that your own family hates you....

Extreme couponers are going to jail for ‘one of the largest’ fraud schemes ever discovered

An FBI press release revealed an extreme couponing fraud amounting to $31.8 million, in which a Virginia couple faces a combined sentence of nearly 20 years in prison. The conviction comes after the Coupon Information Corporation received a tip three years ago,...

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.

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