A 2020 Judicial Decision on Relationship Fraud

On November 16, 2020, Justice Eileen Adair of the Superior Court of British Columbia published a 75-page, 548-paragraph judgment in the relationship fraud case Huang v. Li, 2020 BCSC 1727. The trial started in May 2019. It carried on for 47 days intermittently until...

Mareva (Asset Freezing) Injunctions in Toronto in the COVID-19 Era

At the commencement of the COVID-19 era, the Courts in Ontario (and elsewhere) declared that they were shutting down other than for the hearing of urgent cases. What constitutes an urgent case with respect to fraud cases was not precisely defined. The Ontario Courts...

What Fraud Victims Should Know about Fraudulent Conveyance Claims

A victim of fraud should be aware of conveyances of property made by those they intend to sue or have sued as often the primary target of their fraud recovery litigation will not have any assets in their name by the time a judgment is rendered. This blog provides some...

What Fraud Victims Should Know About the Civil Remedies Act

At Investigation Counsel, we receive inquiries from fraud victims, often through the internet, requesting information on alternatives to traditional civil recovery due to the cost of private litigation. One such request was for information as to whether recoveries are...

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I. Our Recovery Services



III. Coordinating Civil Fraud Recovery Litigation with Criminal Fraud Prosecutions


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