A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding a lawyer he worked for.
Inayat Kassam, of Richmond Hill, Ont., was found guilty of fraudulently taking $6,000 from lawyer Adam Seif and of defrauding potential clients of almost $40,000 at the law firms he worked at.
Kassam held himself out as a lawyer to potential clients, whereas Seif hired Kassam in 2012 to work as a legal assistant and office manager.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.