Blackfalds RCMP has laid criminal charges in connection with a fraud investigation in the County of Red Deer. In October of 2012, RCMP began their investigation into an internal fraud reported to police whereby an employee of an unspecified oil field company appeared to be altering financial documents and taking money from the business.
From 2006 to 2011, 36 year old Shelley Davidson of Cochrane, Alberta was employed in a book keeping capacity where her responsibilities included accounts receivable, payroll, and day end returns. Police alleging that during that time, Davidson defrauded the local business is excess of 1 million dollars
A hashtag on Twitter has popped up in response to the recent sexual assault allegations against former CBC Host, Jian Ghomeshi. The hashtag began late Thursday night and reads “#beenrapedneverreported”. It started as a question to why such a small amount of women report sexual assault,..more »
Work on the new hospital in Leader is moving to the next phase of the construction process. Cypress Health is advertising a request for proposals to design the integrated healthcare facility. The $12 million dollar hospital was announced just over a month ago, and will expand upon the current..more »
The annual poppy campaign started today across Canada, as well as right here in Medicine Hat. This year, there are more businesses than ever with poppy donation boxes. There is no set goal for the poppy campaign, but money raised helps purchase specialized equipment for local seniors homes and the..more »
A senior in our community has fallen victim to the Grandparent Scam. The fraud is not new, but it continues to catch unsuspecting seniors off guard. Now, Medicine Hat Police are asking families to warn their older relatives about the scam. Traditionally, fraudsters contact potential victims while..more »