Former highly regarded tax lawyer arrested for fraud by OPP

Orillia (October 10, 2019) – Former highly regarded tax lawyer, Etienne Gadbois, was arrested and charged with fraud and obstruction of justice by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The OPP had been investigating against Gadbois and his company ‘Gadbois...

Once successful lawyer sentenced to six-months due to bigamy and fraud

Hamilton (September 13, 2019) – James Morton, a once successful lawyer received a six-month conditional sentence and was ordered to perform community service due to being convicted of bigamy and fraud, in the Newmarket Ontario Court of Justice, on September 11....

High-profile Hamilton lawyer sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

Hamilton (August 27, 2019) – John Wallace Findlay was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison and ordered to pay $1.7 million in restitution in John Sopinka Courthouse on Monday afternoon. The high-profile Hamilton lawyer had been charged with breach of trust and fraud in...

Female personal support worker in Sudbury charged with 23 fraud offences

Greater Sudbury Police have charged a female personal support worker with 23 fraud-related offences following a complaint from a senior citizen in the city. In a written release Wednesday, police explained that in August and September of 2016, they received two...

What is power of attorney fraud? Scheme explained in a short animation

Investigation Counsel PC handles numerous power of attorney fraud claims. But what does it actually mean? This animation explains the scheme and what victims should know. A collaboration between Canadian Fraud News Inc. and Investigation Counsel PC:...

Nurse placed under house arrest for stealing from mentally ill brother

An Edmonton nurse was placed under house arrest Tuesday after admitting in court to stealing $43,000 from her mentally ill brother’s bank accounts. Lorelle Gilbert, 64, was handed a 12-month conditional sentence to be served in the community after pleading guilty...

Kitchener man uses power of attorney to defraud elderly of life savings

A Kitchener man has been charged with fraud and theft after allegedly abusing his power of attorney and taking thousands from his elderly mother's bank accounts. "A woman had her son steal basically her entire life savings," said Guelph police Const. Mike...

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