The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal from Deloitte and Touche against a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded over its audit work for the Livent theatre company. The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in January that the corporate auditor was partly responsible for the hundreds of millions of dollars creditors ended up losing to the fraudulent behaviour of impresario Garth Drabinsky and his partner, Myron Gottlieb. The court ordered Deloitte to pay $85.6-million — $118 million with interest — saying the auditor had been negligent in failing to detect and act on Drabinsky’s fraud.
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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.