Theft & Fraud Offence Cases

Insurance Fraud Investigation

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client made false insurance claims under her employee health benefit plan. Client obtained funds for massages and physio treatments she did not receive. During an audit, these false claims were flagged and the client was advised she was under [...]

Teacher’s Union Fraud Investigation

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client submitted false receipts and financial statements in order to fraudulently obtain funds in the course of her employment. An investigation was opened, and the client hired Ms. Forhan. Ms. Forhan prepared the client for her deposition [...]

Airport Customs Seizure

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client brought back $32,000.00 worth of jewelry from overseas and did not declare it to Customs. The client was going through a difficult time in her life and acted out of character. The client was advised by way of letter that the CBSA would [...]

Client charged with Internal Theft and Fraud

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Brian Mickelson The Facts: The accused, in a position of trust, stole interac cards and withdrew approximately $13,000 from the stolen bank cards. The cards were obtained in the course of the employment of the accused. The accused made full restitution for the amount [...]

Client charged with Internal Theft

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Brian Mickelson The Facts: The accused was employed as a book keeper during the length of their employment. The accused appropriated a substantial amount of company funds to themselves. Result: Client received a non custodial suspended sentence.