Rehab clinics, 4 people face charges in fraud probe
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 3:59PM EST
Last Updated Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 4:00PM EST
TORONTO — A pair of Toronto rehabilitation clinics and four people face a total of 84 charges for allegedly filing bogus invoices with auto insurers.
The Financial Services Commission of Ontario, which polices the insurance sector, alleges the clinics conjured up false statements to obtain payments made to claimants.
The Fairview Assessment Centre and the Pacific Assessment Centre face seven counts each of knowingly making false or misleading statements to an auto insurer and of engaging in an unfair or deceptive act or practice.
Four people who the commission says are affiliated with the clinics each face seven counts of the two offences.
Charged are Danny Grossi, Alexandre Lobatch, Yaniv Tamsout, Vitali Tourkov.
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Montreal police search for missing 30-year-old woman
Global News : Thursday, January 17, 2013 4:57 PM
Brigitte Ngalu Mbuyi
Photo Credit: Handout , Montreal police
MONTREAL – Police are searching for missing 30-year-old Brigitte Ngalu Mbuyi, who was last seen in NDG in Montreal on January 13, 2013.
She is 5’4″ with short black hair and was wearing black hooded coat, grey leggings and black boots when she disappeared.
Police belive she could be in the Sherbrooke area.
Those with information are asked to contact Info-Crime at (514) 393-1133.
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London stabbing thrusts Asian grocery stores under spotlight
By Kate Dubinski, Kelly Pedro, The London Free Press
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:55:50 EST PM
Food Island Supermarket, which opened just three weeks ago is located at Wonderland and Oxford streets in London. Two employees of the supermarket were involved in a stabbing at two homes on Beaverbrook Avenue nearby on Tuesday Jan 15. 2013. MIKE HENSEN/The London Free Press/QMI AGENCY
It sticks out like a sore thumb — more than a dozen people packed into a house built for a single family in a quiet London suburb.
Next door, there’s another just like it.
Canada’s Immigration Minister Jason Kenney speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa November 20, 2012. (REUTERS/Chris Wattie)
OTTAWA – Canada will take 5,000 refugees off of Turkey‘s hands over the next five years and resettle them in this country.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney made the announcement Tuesday while in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Top court hears refugee case of diplomat deemed complicit in war crimes
By Natalie Stechyson, Postmedia News January 16, 2013
OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case Thursday that grapples with how to determine just who is culpable for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola, a former high-level diplomat with the Democratic Republic of Congo, was originally denied refugee status after he fled to Montreal with his family because he was found to be complicit by association with the crimes committed by the war-torn African country.