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Senior Investigator CPA, CFE, M.Sc

Craig Hannaford is the former head of RCMP Commercial Crime Section and of the RCMP’s Stock Market Fraud Section. Craig is a Licensed Private Investigator, is a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) and a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner). Craig also has his Master of Science in Economic Crime Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Craig has been a Senior Investigator at Haywood Hunt since March 2019 focusing on commercial fraud, civil litigation support, investigative accounting, asset searches and miscellaneous problem solving.

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise (BEC) Fraud like a Pro

Business Email Compromise fraud (BEC fraud) is a group of fast-growing type of scam in Canada that targets businesses. If you own a business, it is best to get acquainted with the tactics that BEC fraudsters use so that you’ll be better equipped to protect yourself moreso that business transactions are moving towards online channels these days.

Canadian Job Seekers Defrauded in Elaborate Online Scam

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic caused a huge increase in the cases of fraud, especially online-based fraud and scams. 25-year-old Ashley from Canada found out about this the hard way when she used career sites online to look for jobs in sales, marketing, and coordination after losing her position as a French program coordinator due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What looked like a remote job with Vancouver tech company Gux-IT turned out to be something she wasn’t prepared for.

Haywood Hunt & Associates Featured on CBC's The Fifth Estate & Radio-Canada Investigation

Dr. Jean Robert Ngola was singled out as the source of a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., in the spring, but an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate and Radio-Canada casts increasing doubt on whether he was 'patient zero.'

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Craig Hannaford
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Senior Investigator
Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc.
33 City Centre Dr. Suite 607,
Mississauga, Ontario, L5B2N5