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Is It Time to Develop a Whistleblower Program for the Mortgage Industry?

An up to $5 million offer will be rewarded to whistleblowers for Ontario?s securities regulator newly launched whistleblower program. The program?s aim is to lead to the prosecution of fraudsters, fraud being one of the biggest reasons for business losses of billions of dollars a year. With this in the works, is it time for the mortgage industry to launch a whistleblower program as well?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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