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Limo company owner accused in ‘sophisticated’ fraud, money laundering scheme

March 14, 2021 – The owner of a Winnipeg limousine company is accused of defrauding a dozen clients of $1 million in what police call a “calculated and very sophisticated” money laundering scam. A 36-year-old Winnipeg man and owner of the company has been charged with 14 offences related to fraud and money laundering. He is alleged to have charged $865,000 in unauthorized transactions to clients, said police spokesperson Const. Dani McKinnon on Friday. About $1 million, some of it obtained through fraud, was moved around various accounts to launder the money. CBC News reports. | READ MORE