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No charges for 151 Arizona votes vetted over fraud claims

No charges for 151 Arizona votes vetted over fraud claims

 

Elizabeth Holmes, second from left, walks out of federal court in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)

Former Theranos CEO Holmes guilty of fraud and conspiracy

Former Theranos CEO Holmes guilty of fraud and conspiracy

 

Silva Fagundes (right) and Emilia Alas-As Elansin (left)

Alberta couple accused of million-dollar investment scam may be in Kelowna

Fernando Honorate de Silva Fagundes and Emilia Alas-As Elansin are wanted on a Canada-wide warrant

 

Nova Scotia Auditor General Michael Pickup addresses a news conference regarding his latest report in Halifax on June 8, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

B.C. auditor calls for better fraud risk measures at public sector organizations

Survey finds more than half are not doing enough to protect against fraud

Nova Scotia Auditor General Michael Pickup addresses a news conference regarding his latest report in Halifax on June 8, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A Red Deer man has pleaded guilty to fraud over $5,000 for a Ponzi scheme involving the purchase and rental of industrial light towers. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer man involved in multi million dollar Ponzi scheme in court

A Red Deer man has pleaded guilty to bilking investors in a…

A Red Deer man has pleaded guilty to fraud over $5,000 for a Ponzi scheme involving the purchase and rental of industrial light towers. (Advocate file photo)
Dane Michael Skinner who was in Red Deer provincial court Tuesday was arrested in July 2018 following an RCMP investigation that took almost five years. (File photo)

Trial delayed for Sylvan Lake man accused of fraud worth millions

Crown prosecutor sought adjournment to review medical reports on accused

Dane Michael Skinner who was in Red Deer provincial court Tuesday was arrested in July 2018 following an RCMP investigation that took almost five years. (File photo)
Alberta RCMP arrested Surrey woman Alexandra Beckow in March after she allegedly scammed people out of more than $250,000. (Black Press Media file photo)

$250K in fraud: B.C. woman arrested in Alberta for selling travel vouchers

Police say Surrey woman defrauded victims out of more than $250K

Alberta RCMP arrested Surrey woman Alexandra Beckow in March after she allegedly scammed people out of more than $250,000. (Black Press Media file photo)
FILE - In this Thursday April 4, 2019, file photo Anna Sorokin is escorted into a courtroom after a recess in her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York. U.S. immigration authorities said Thursday, April 1, 2021, they have detained Sorokin, who passed herself off as a wealthy German heiress and served three years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Sorokin has been in immigration custody since late March. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Fake German heiress taken into US custody, faces deportation

Fake German heiress taken into US custody, faces deportation

FILE - In this Thursday April 4, 2019, file photo Anna Sorokin is escorted into a courtroom after a recess in her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York. U.S. immigration authorities said Thursday, April 1, 2021, they have detained Sorokin, who passed herself off as a wealthy German heiress and served three years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Sorokin has been in immigration custody since late March. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Alleged fraudster accused of posing as lawyer

Alleged fraudster accused of posing as lawyer

Chance Aaron Shaw has more more than a dozen court appearances on some charges

  • Feb 6, 2020
Alleged fraudster accused of posing as lawyer
Sylvan Lake man accused in multmillion oilpatch fraud assures judge he has a lawyer

Sylvan Lake man accused in multmillion oilpatch fraud assures judge he has a lawyer

Police allege investors in oilpatch technology were bilked out of $2.6 million

  • Feb 3, 2020
Sylvan Lake man accused in multmillion oilpatch fraud assures judge he has a lawyer
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Red Deer firefighter warns the public about identity theft tax scam

Mike Godwin was almost victimized by $18,000 refund scam

(Contributed photo).
Red Deer Catholic schools get funding

Red Deer Catholic schools get funding

Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation steps up with $50,000 for 19 projects

  • Jun 15, 2018
Red Deer Catholic schools get funding
$10 million fraud case in court

$10 million fraud case in court

Red Deer man accused after 20-month investigation of bilking investors in Canada and U.S.

$10 million fraud case in court
Peter Toth was given an 18-month suspended sentence and 200 hours of community work for impersonating a U.S. Marine at a St. Francis of Assisi Middle School Remembrance Day ceremony last November. See video online.

Updated: Man posing as U.S. Marine sentenced

Peter Toth pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing military decorations and documents

Peter Toth was given an 18-month suspended sentence and 200 hours of community work for impersonating a U.S. Marine at a St. Francis of Assisi Middle School Remembrance Day ceremony last November. See video online.
Residents warned about tax scam

Residents warned about tax scam

Callers tell victims they owe government money and have to pay up immediately

Residents warned about tax scam
File photos by ADVOCATE staff                                Peter Toth is facing three charges related to unlawfully wearing a military uniform.

Updated: Man accused of posing as military veteran in court

Peter Toth accused of attending school Remembrance Day ceremony dressed as U.S. Marine

File photos by ADVOCATE staff                                Peter Toth is facing three charges related to unlawfully wearing a military uniform.
Preliminary hearing for man accused of posing as lawyer

Preliminary hearing for man accused of posing as lawyer

RCMP allege man posed as lawyer and took cash to prepare legal documents

  • Feb 27, 2018
Preliminary hearing for man accused of posing as lawyer
Fraud case in court

Fraud case in court

RCMP allege a number of individual investors and companies lost $10 million

Fraud case in court
Man who pledged $7M to hockey team charged with fraud over cheques to restaurant

Man who pledged $7M to hockey team charged with fraud over cheques to restaurant

Man who pledged $7M to hockey team charged with fraud over cheques…

Man who pledged $7M to hockey team charged with fraud over cheques to restaurant
Charges dropped against woman accused of stealing from Blackfalds company

Charges dropped against woman accused of stealing from Blackfalds company

Calgary Crown prosecutor stayed charges midway through trial on theft and fraud charges

Charges dropped against woman accused of stealing from Blackfalds company