Fraud Scheme Updates
The City of Saskatoon is committed to openness, accountability and transparency when it comes to finance, resource allocation and the collection decisions we make.
In response to the fraud scheme made against the City identified on August 12, 2019, and made public on August 15, 2019, media briefings were held on August 15 and August 19, 2019, followed with supporting news releases on the matter.
2019 Fraud Scheme: Related News Releases
August 15, 2019: City of Saskatoon hit by online fraud
August 19, 2019: Progress on fraud scheme targeting City
August 29, 2019: Update on recovery of funds from fraud scheme
September 30, 2019: Fraud scheme funds recovery update
October 18, 2019: City recovers more fraud scheme funds
November 7, 2019: City awaits Court decision re: fraud scheme funds
November 22, 2019: Court releases frozen fraud money: all City funds recovered
December 24, 2019: Fraud case closed: no appeals and all City funds returned
Superior Court of Justice - Ontario Ruling November 22, 2019
Administrative Information Report December 9, 2019: Fraud Scheme Update
December 9, 2019: Governance and Priorities Committee Information Report: Fraud Scheme Update