An intelligence analyst familiar with the documents produced by Leon Frazer & Associates, Inc., in the pending Ontario civil suit that seeks records of a former client who is missing over $10m, which was in his accounts at the wealth management firm, has reported that some of the documents produced by Leon Frazer appear to be fabricated or falsified evidence, being produced as authentic books and records. The style of the case is Lawrence Heath et al vs. Leon Frazer & Associates, Inc., filed in the Superior Court of Ontario.
He arrived at that conclusion after an extensive examination of a number of documents, making findings of fact that some of the details contained therein are inconsistent with previously established information, and that have no basis in fact. Whether there are also forgeries* of signatures, of former Leon Frazer employees has not yet been established, through the use of qualified disputed documents examiners. The manipulation, or manufacture, of evidence, constitutes a fraud upon the court, and is looked upon as an assault upon the search for truth itself; punishment can be severe, including criminal charges, for fabrication with intent to mislead a tribunal.
The analyst reports that there has been a previous case, also involving allegations of improper loss of client account funds, through broker misconduct, in Prince Edward Island, where there were also allegations of the fabrication of evidence, also under similar circumstances, and where the same individual as the one suspected in this case, against Leon Frazer, came under suspicion, as the party responsible for the illegal acts.
After the discovery of fabricated documentary evidence, the plaintiff will most certainly now reexamine all discovery produced to date, and compare the content of those documents, to ascertain the full extent of document fabrication, alteration or deletion.
Additionally, Leon Frazer claims the existence of certain critical documents, which allegedly document the circumstances surrounding the transfer of plaintiff's funds & securities, but has refused to produce them, giving rise to the presumption that they do not exist. If and when they can be secured, probably through court action, their authenticity will also require verification.
*Forgeries are an issue, because another document, produced by Northland Wealth Management, in a companion civil suit, also seeking client information, purports to contain the signature of the client, though he not only denies signing it, he was not even in Canada on the date he allegedly affixed his signature to it. Northland's President, Paul Mascard, had care, custody, and control of the document on the date that the client unqualifiedly stated that not only he did not sign it, the signature is obviously a forgery, and a poor one, at that. The style of that suit is Lawrence Heath et al vs. Northland Wealth Management, Inc., pending in the Superior Court of Ontario.