There are many different types of fraud charges.
Some of the most common types of fraud include:
- Bank Account Fraud
- Services Fraud
- Insurance Fraud
Fraud is a criminal charge in Canada and therefore, can mean jail time if found guilty. The sentence will differ depending on the type of fraud committed and the accused past criminal record, if any. A charge of fraud is very similar to a theft charge. Since fraud does not typically involve violence or an act of threat, it is classified as “fraud: and not theft.