St. Albert, Alta. city councillor Cathy Heron is facing fraud accusations over expense claims after a presentation on Monday night.
During the meeting, a retired Revenue Canada auditor presented information regarding three different incidents that he believes adds up to over $3,000 worth of fraudulent expense claims from the councillor.
Heron defended herself and said the claims have no merit to them.
“These accusations are defamatory, false, baseless and slanderous,” said Heron. “I expect a public formal apology.”
Heron is one of three candidates running for mayor in the upcoming fall election.
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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.