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Former Region of Peel employee charged with fraud, breach of trust

A Toronto woman and former Region of Peel employee is facing fraud charges after an investigation involving a spiritual healer and false claims being made for benefits totalling $50,000.

Fraud allegations around Mitch Marner shirt raise questions about sports memorabilia

Scott Galbraith, an avid hockey jersey collector, claims in a civil suit, that he paid nearly $4,000 for a London Knights jersey used in a game and was handed a fake. The Knights deny it.

Employees Caught Abusing Healthcare Insurance Plan

A few weeks ago, what was dubbed as Sudbury’s largest fraud trial came to a close with the guilty verdict handed out to fraudsters Dirk Plate and Paul Caron. The duo helped defraud about $24million from Atlas Copco Canada.

Charges stayed after lengthy delays in alleged TTC fraud case

A provincial judge has stayed the charges against three men accused in a fraud and conspiracy case that shook public confidence in the TTC, after handing down a ruling that slammed the “frustratingly glacial” pace of the prosecution and determined that lengthy delays in the case had violated the trio’s charter right to a speedy trial.

Toronto man who pretended to be lawyer charged with fraud

Police in Barrie, Ont., say a 31-year-old Toronto man, accused of orchestrating an elaborate ruse to dupe people into believing he was a lawyer, is facing charges. Investigators allege that over the course of several years the accused created a public image of being an aspiring law student, working towards the goal of becoming a lawyer.

Mississauga man faces fraud, corruption charges

A former Halton Region official has been charged with fraud, corruption and taking kickbacks in connection with the handling of more than $100 million in construction projects. The charges against David Ohashi were announced Wednesday morning by Halton police in a news release.

Private Investigations Business: 5 Myth Vs. Reality

Being in the private investigation business is very rewarding, but the rewards and bonuses may not be what you think they would be. While it is true that the work is fascinating, intense, and exciting, we are not really like super investigators with their own lab in the car, choppers, and all that jazz that you see in the movies.

KPMG Report Says Insurance Sector Needs Drastic Measures to Reinvent Itself

A new report by KPMG report shared data that could be alarming for some people. The report shared that only half of the global insurers who participated in the poll believe that they can extract and sustain value from business transformation initiatives.

Mississauga man gets nine months for fraud conspiracy

A Mississauga man has been given nine months in jail for his part in a fake identity scheme in Hamilton, Toronto and Kitchener used to obtain bank credit or loans. Nashaid Iqbal Bhatti and another man were charged in 2014 by the RCMP with fraud and money-laundering related to creating fake identities used to acquire legitimate pieces of ID and, ultimately, bank loans.