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
Renewable energy is set to become a lot more important to Alberta’s economy and labour market under the NDP. On Thursday, labour minister Christina Gray was in Medicine Hat to make a funding announcement at Medicine Hat College. As the provincial government starts to phase out coal power generation in their bid to reach a commitment of 30 per cent..more »
A city committee has approved an extension to the developer responsible for the Hamptons Phase 2C site. This is the fourth extension Benchmark Geomatics has asked for surrounding the residential development. They want to sell 60 per cent of the available lots before starting..more »
Local construction crews are upset out-of-town companies are taking away valuable jobs. The so-called ‘storm chasing’ construction craze brings in workers and materials from outside city limits to get the job done quick. Some are even recommended by insurance companies. But local contractors say if they’re not..more »
Ransomware is a growing form of online theft and local businesses and residents are being affected almost daily. Ransomware essentially takes a computer hostage by encrypting a file and continuing to encrypt more files until the user pays money for the key to decrypt their own files. Users can..more »