NEWMARKET, ON, June 5 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Greater
Toronto Area Commercial Crime Section, Toronto North Site, recently charged an
individual with offences under the Criminal Code and the Bankruptcy and
Insolvency Act (BIA).
As a result of this RCMP investigation, Jeevarajah SIVASOTHYRAJAH of
Markham, Ontario, has been charged with two counts under the Criminal Code of
Canada, namely: S.403 - Personation and S.368 - Uttering of forged documents.
In addition he has been charged with four counts under Section 198 of the BIA,
namely: unlawfully refuse to answer fully and truthfully questions at an
examination; fraudulent dispassion of property; fraudulently concealing or
removing property; and failing to perform duties as required by a bankrupt.
The Criminal Code/Bankruptcy offences result from the personation of the
bankrupt's deceased wife and the fraudulent disposition of property. The total
amount of the alleged fraud is $406,415.00.
SIVASOTHYRAJAH's first court appearance is scheduled for July 6th, 2007
at Old City Hall in Toronto.
This investigation resulted from an Investigation Order issued by the
Superintendent of Bankruptcy. "We will continue to aggressively investigate
matters like this which are identified through a file selection process
involving representatives from the Office of the Superintendent and
investigators from the GTA CCS Bankruptcy Investigations Unit," stated
Inspector Brian Verheul of the RCMP GTA Commercial Crime Section.
For further information:
For further information: Sgt. Michele Paradis, "O" Divison Media
Relations Office, (416) 952-4619 office, (416) 992-4409 mobile