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Protect Yourself From Mortgage Fraud and Real Estate Fraud

Mortgage fraud and real estate fraud are on the rise; and the frauds associated with them may take many different forms. As unsavoury as it is to think that these types of fraud happen around us, it is really of little wonder because fraudsters are opportunists and as such, they go for the biggest cons they can accomplish. Examples of the biggest heists in fraud are real estate fraud and mortgage fraud.

Trump Tower in Vancouver Now Part of the CRA Probe Into Pre-Sale Condo Flippers

The Canadian government is widening their ever reaching grasp and going after all sorts of tax cheats including those who are in the real estate market. The developers of Trump Tower in Vancouver, the huge project at Wall Centre Central Park, are in hot water.

$13M Fraud Case Got Charges Stayed Because There was No Judge for a Trial

Imagine being a victim of fraud, finding out who the alleged culprits are, gearing up for a trial, and then hearing that the charges have been stayed because there was no judge available for the trial to take place. That is exactly what happened in a recent case wherein Superior Court Justice Bonnie Croll had to stay the charges for the 12-week trial due in Toronto because no judge is available until January to preside over the trial.

Police Probe In Danger Because the Toronto Fire Inspection Documentation is That Bad

The police can’t launch their fraud investigation for going after fake fire inspectors because the records kept at the Facilities Management division of the City of Toronto are in such bad shape that they’re nearly non-existent.

13 Month Fraud Term Given to Former Olympian

It looks like fraud is really making a big impact on everyone these days, with more people getting involved in fraud with or without their own doing. It seems like no matter how many tips to avoid fraud you know about, fraudsters will find a way to make you a fraud victim.

Canada’s Longest Fraud Sentence Handed to Financial Predator Daniel Reeve

A sentence of 14 years in person for fraud was recently handed to Daniel P. Reeve for defrauding 41 vulnerable individuals out of about $10 million – the harshest and longest fraud-related prison sentence to date given in Canada.

Stay Safe from Fraud While Traveling with These 8 Tips

Travelers are often targeted for fraud, from booking airline and hotel tickets, to being defrauded on the ground. One of the biggest issues with travel fraud is identity theft. It is no secret that websites store personal information and those with enough know-how can easily access them. Identity theft can occur in a variety of ways and can create years of torment once dishonest individuals have your data. Below are the ways you can protect your information while traveling.

Personal Injury Law Firm Accused of Filing Fraudulent Accident Claims

Over $1.5M of false benefits, this is what the TTC is trying to claim from a Scarborough personal injury law firm after the law firm allegedly doctored the benefit claims of streetcar and bus collision victims.

Toronto Immigration Consultant Receives a 7-Year Jail Sentence for Fraud

Immigration consultant Angelina Codina was given a 7-year jail sentence when she was convicted of fraud for scamming thousands of dollars from former clients. The court also ordered her to pay back the $30,000 she got from her former clients.