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Bashir Quereshi, PDD Theft

Misspent Monies Contracted Group Homes Annual Report of the Auditor General of Alberta 2003.2004 7 Persons with developmental Disabilities Community Boards: contracting . page 106 In 2003-2004, the PDD Boards paid $342 million to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Although there are approximately 900 service providers, 100 service providers receive 90% of the […]

Theft by Public Trustee

Public Trustee lawyer steals from estate of dead man. Public Trustee Ned Ephraim Frohlich, 59, of Edmonton was disbarred by the Law Society of Alberta November 2014. In March 2013, Frohlich pleaded guilty to a fraud scheme and was sentenced to 16 months in jail. He will no longer be able to practice law. When […]


On Aug 4, 2017, at 8:09 AM, wrote: Is there someone I can speak to about my sister stealing my parents “treasures” while they were both in hospital? I am visit from BC, so don’t know the supports here. I was present when my dad asked my sister to return things, but she has refused. […]


Jeffrey Edward Stals /theft JEFFRY EDWARD STALS, 53-year-old man allegedly defrauded his 94-year-old grandmother of hundreds of thousands of dollars Charged with theft by a PERSON holding POWER OF ATTORNEY & fraud over $5,000, the charges came after a five-month investigation by EPS Senior Protection detectives. It’s alleged that between August 2010 and August 2014, […]

Powers of Attorney Act

We receive diverse complaints of elder abuse & neglect from across the Province on a daily, continual basis. One of the most prevalent complaints concerns that of estate theft which is facilitated by the POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT legislation. For example – “Our aunt presently lives in a nursing home in xxxx & staff there […]

Financial Abuse

We have become aware of the following  matter. January 26, 2011, this elderly man was present at a meeting with his financial advisor and his two daughters, Susan McPhail & Barb Newman to whom he had granted Power of Attorney in case of health reasons. During that meeting, he planned to turn over a portion […]

Exploitation of Estate?

May 29, 2015 Via facsimile – 780 422 9136 – Letter to follow   Mr. Les Hills, Acting Alberta Public Trustee, Office of the Public Trustee 4th Floor, Brownlee Bldg. 10365 97 Street, Edmonton, AB. T5J 3Z8     Dear Mr. Hills: Reference: Estate of Lewis Clarke and Ruth Clarke – 10946 154 Street, Edmonton, […]

Sister steals Mother’s possessions

I am very concerned about my 88 year old mother, B.B., psychological and financial welfare.

Joanne Talbot-Brisson and Daughter Accused of 340K Theft from Seniors

OTTAWA — Joanne Talbot-Brisson, a long-time administrator at the Cumberland Lodge, was to appear in court on charges of defrauding dependent, elderly residents of hundreds of thousands of dollars over the last decade. Cumberland is a community on the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario. On May 27, 2010, police laid fraud charges against Mary Joanne […]

Misspent Monies

A report from 2005 prepared by the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. Download PDF

Attempted Eviction of Konstanty Stankiewicz

Konstanty (Ken) and Josephine Stankiewicz are upright, honorable persons who have done their best to be good Alberta citizens. He is now eighty seven years of age and she is ninety three years of age…

Bureaucrat Admits Theft of $1.2 M from Ill and Vulnerable

The woman’s secret source of wealth was unearthed in a Toronto courtroom, as Biazar pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.23-million from mentally ill, homeless and even dead people whose interests she was supposed to be protecting…

Suspect Charged in Theft of Elderly Woman’s Rings

Police arrested a 47-year-old man Friday morning in connection with the theft of rings from the fingers of an elderly woman in Vancouver General hospital…

Convicted Thief Bryan Andrew Casavant Targets Elderly and Disabled

A Canada wide warrant has been issued fo Bryan Andrew Casavant, 46, who was convicted September 2006 for robbing and swindling elderly, physically disabled victims and cancer patients…

89 Year Olds House Stolen – Identity Theft

An 89-year-old man had his North York bungalow stolen from him in a matter of title fraud…