Investigation Counsel’s Blog

In our effort to educate and assist victims of fraud we have complied our blog posts in to two sections Practical Information for Fraud Victims About Fraud Recovery and Legal Information for Fraud Victims. 

Coordinating Criminal and Civil Justice as a Means of Recovery for Fraud Victims – Part II

Back in March 2014, we published a blog post titled Coordinating Criminal and Civil Justice as a Means of Recovery for Fraud Victims. In May 2015, our post was republished by the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada (“ACFI”). The blog post was...

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Why The Criminal Process is Secondary in Fraud Recovery – Part III Lenient Sentencing where No Restitution or Cooperation

In our prior blog post, Why the Criminal Process is Secondary in Fraud Recovery – Part I – Criminal Search Rights Override Victim Recovery Rights, we summarized the recently released case of R. v. TM, 2019 ONSC 2408, published by the Ontario Courts. The bottom line of...

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WHAT FRAUD VICTIMS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE TAX CONSEQUENCES ON SETTLEMENTS IN FRAUD ACTIONS

WHAT FRAUD VICTIMS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE TAX CONSEQUENCES ON SETTLEMENTS IN FRAUD ACTIONS

At Investigation Counsel PC, we are often asked by victims of fraud for advice with respect to negotiating settlements in fraud actions. To state the obvious, fraud victims often have a well-founded skepticism that the defendant they settled with cannot be trusted to...

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Practical Information For Fraud Victims:

Table of Contents

I. Our Recovery Services



III. Coordinating Civil Fraud Recovery Litigation with Criminal Fraud Prosecutions