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Debtor Fraud

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We routinely handle debtor fraud cases on behalf of commercial creditors, involving the following work:

  • Conducting extensive due diligence investigations
  • Working with private investigators
  • Uncovering and de-constructing complex corporate structures used to evade liabilities
  • Presenting all admissible evidence in court using the latest technology in trial presentation
  • Dealing with related debtor-creditor remedies
  • Dealing with related bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, and
  • Pursuing cases through all litigation and court stages
  • Our Past Work

The following are excerpts from a 2012 Ontario judge’s reasons for decision involving debtor fraud:

“[Debtor’s principal] was actively involved with [debtor corp.] and [debtor’s wife] in extracting payments from [creditor], which he knew or should have known they were not required to make.”

“The actions of [debtor], in cooperating with [principal debtor], regarding the deceit relating to the existence of [bankrupt company] and directing royalty payments into its account, which were tantamount to fraud… repayment of the royalty payments wrongly received by the plaintiff is required if justice is to be done.”

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