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A Toronto bureaucrat was fired following a fraud probe concerning $11M in COVID-19 funds. The probe?s court documents state that Sanjay Madan took tens of thousands of dollars to India. According to court documents, Madan worked as a computer specialist in Toronto for the Ontario government prior to allegedly flying to India together with tens of thousands of dollars in cash after he was confronted about the missing money.
Around 25% of those who are married and around 40% of those in other romantic relationships experience at least one incident of cheating. In fact, a survey published in an issue of Marriage and Divorce says that 70% of all Americans get involved in some kind of affair at least once during their marriage.
With the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic still raging across Ontario and all of Canada, it is more important than ever for individuals and businesses to follow government health guidelines.?
Fraudsters and scammers do not rest during the holidays and so officials of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre are working with the police overtime to warn Canadians about the 12 common types of holiday fraud in Canada.
Cheating or infidelity in marriage is one of the leading factors for a divorce. It is one of the most damaging acts that can destroy relationships and trust. If a partner suspects that the other is cheating, things can easily go downhill. The relationship can either end abruptly or end later after numerous fights. So, when is a private investigator needed for instances of cheating or infidelity?
Fraud has become increasingly difficult to avoid these days. According to the 2020 Fraud Survey by CPA Canada, with better access to technology, it seems that we are falling victim to fraud due to unsafe and outdated techniques that are used to protect personal information and other sensitive data.
Have you ever been the victim of employee fraud or theft? If so, you are not alone. A significant percentage of business revenue is lost yearly to employee theft. This loss is more significant in smaller organizations and should be addressed as soon as possible to mitigate losses. A working environment that discourages fraud and theft is key, and can easily be achieved by following the 8 tips below:
Child abuse is still as real in our current society as it is in societies of the past, especially during this pandemic, where data has shown child abuse is on the rise. Most people look for physical signs when suspecting child abuse, but emotional abuse and neglect can leave deeper scars; especially when parents are no longer together and there?s a danger that the child may be placed in the custody of the wrong parent.
Almost everyone has heard about cases of identity theft. The disturbing thing is that you may hear more instances of it in the coming weeks as criminals and fraudsters are getting more creative in order to cheat honest people out of their hard-earned money in this trying time. Just a quick look at news about fraud and you?ll see cases of government program abuse, forgery, and financial fraud.