WINDSOR, ON, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - On January 9, 2012, members of the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) - Windsor Detachment charged a
Windsor man with offences under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and
the Criminal Code. The charges relate to an alleged abuse of the
Amjad Al-Chikh, 49 years of age, of Windsor, Ontario, has been charged
with 5 counts of False Statement in writing, contrary to the Criminal
Code, and 8 counts under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, including
refusing to answer fully and truthfully all questions at an
examination, failure to deliver all property under his possession and
disposal of property obtained on credit.
Co-operation continues between the RCMP and the Office of the
Superintendent of Bankruptcy to investigate allegations of breaches of
the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Bankruptcy is a legal process that
allows a business or individual to be discharged of debts due to the
inability to pay. Concealment of assets is the most common type of
Bankruptcy fraud. The offence occurs when the debtor hides his or her
assets during the declaration phase of the bankruptcy process.
Amjad Al-Chikh will appear in Windsor court on January 30, 2012.
SOURCE Royal Canadian Mounted Police
For further information:
Cpl. Annette Bernardon
Windsor RCMP Detachment
519-948-5287 ext 255