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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.

Car insurer’s fraud effort drives good Mississauga customer away

A Mississauga woman was asked tough questions when her policy renewed and told to drive 50 kilometres to deliver the answers. She wondered why.

Toronto man arrested on fraud charges after allegedly selling fake Tragically Hip concert tickets

A Toronto man has been charged with fraud after allegedly selling fake tickets to the Tragically Hip concert in August. The tickets are a hot item given that the upcoming tour is expected to be the Tragically Hip’s last after the band’s frontman, Gord Downie, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Mississauga company fined $266,000 for ‘campaign of abuse’ against deaf worker

A Mississauga company found to have mocked, humiliated and launched a “campaign of abuse” designed to force a deaf employee’s resignation has been ordered by Ontario’s top court to pay her $266,000.