The scheme was discovered in the summer of 2009 when cheques began to bounce. This week, the 72-year-old woman was sent to prison to serve a 30-month sentence handed down by Judge Lori Renée Weitzman. The fraud, which was carried out over a little more than five years, from 2004 to 2009, totalled $691,000.
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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.