RCMP are investigating the construction of the Canada Post mail processing plant, which was built by the company responsible for the Winnipeg police headquarters project that’s been under investigation for two years.
Fraudulent billing by Caspian Construction
Both the airport postal facility and the downtown police HQ were built by Caspian Construction. In 2014, RCMP raided Caspian’s offices as part of their investigation into the police HQ and uncovered documents related to the postal plant, according to the report to a justice submitted by investigators after the search. Handwritten notes evidencing fraudulent billing and the payment of a secret commission were allegedly found, along with what police describe as “original and altered subtrades invoices with handwritten notes identifying them as being either ‘true’ or ‘inflated.'”
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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.