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 in...

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 Gatto. The...

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