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Business Directory Scammer Sentenced

One of four participants in a business directory scam targeting businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada and the United States was sentenced to 18 months in prison by the Quebec Provincial Court after pleading ... [more] Full article

Competition Law Year in Review 2007

Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Sandra Monardo, Michelle Booth, Sonny Ingram, Hooman Zardarzadeh TOP STORIES Ice storm Ice supplier Arctic Glacier Inc. tried to crush its fledgling competitor, Polar Ice Express Inc. by unlawfully interfering with its economic relations, an Alberta court found... [more] Full article

Employment agency liable for not checking references

Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed a trial decision awarding damages against an employment placement agency for not checking the references of an employee who would later go on to defraud her employer of more than $263,000. [more] Full article

Lawyer forces TD Bank to release trust funds

A Toronto real estate lawyer was successful recently in forcing the Toronto-Dominion Bank to release funds held in his trust account after the bank wrongly purported to freeze his account to recoup its loss from a fraudulent cheque that had been drawn by another of the lawyer's clients and deposited into the trust account. [more] Full article