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.

Two tax protesters sentenced to four years in jail for fraud

The Canada Revenue Agency announced that Montréal residents Pierre Cardin and Jean-Marc Paquin, were both sentenced on March 9 to four years in jail.

No jail time for cheque fraud in P.E.I.

A P.E.I. man who fraudulently cashed cheques made out to himself was recently given a suspended sentence and ordered to pay back $1,500.

Vancouver man sentenced to 29 months, fined $645K for tax evasion, forgery

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.

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