Former Cornwall financial advisor charged with fraud

Former Cornwall financial advisor charged with fraud
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CORNWALL, Ontario – As a result of a 13 month investigation, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Economical Crime and Corruption, Ottawa Unit, ‎has charged a former financial advisor, operating Gilden Financial Solutions Corporation; Harris Wealth Group Inc.; and Protector Management Inc.

The fraud investigation was referred to the OPP by the Cornwall Community Police Service (CCPS) in September 2015, due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of the complaint.

Gilles Remy SAUCIER, 60 years of age, of Brampton, Ontario (formerly of Cornwall), is charged with the following offenses:

      • 7 counts of Fraud Over $5, 000 contrary to Section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code; 

      • 7 counts of Misappropriation of Money Held Under Direction contrary to Section 332 of the Criminal Code‎; 

      • 1 count of Obtaining by False Pretense contrary to Section 362(1)(a) of the Criminal   Code; and

      • 2 counts of Failure to Comply with Condition of Undertaking contrary to Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code

The accused was arrested on Oct. 27, 2016 and was subsequently released on a Recognizance by a Justice of the Peace following a Show Cause hearing. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice, on Nov. 17, 2016.

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