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Warrant issued for Mississauga lawyer after alleged fraud worth more than $7.5 million – Toronto

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A warrant has been issued for a Mississauga lawyer who police allege defrauded plenty of shoppers, leading to a lack of greater than $7.5 million.

Peel Regional Police stated in a press release that between June and December of final 12 months, “quite a few victims” retained the companies of Shahid Malik, the proprietor of Shahid Malik Regulation Workplace in Mississauga, so as to settle actual property transactions.

Police stated Malik allegedly acquired greater than $7.5 million in belief for actual property transactions to permit the shoppers to repay excellent mortgages.

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“It’s additional alleged that regardless of the victims’ quite a few requests, the suspect didn’t allocate these funds in direction of the excellent mortgages,” the assertion stated.

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“As such, every sufferer has suffered a big monetary loss.”

Forty-one-year-old Malik, who’s a Brampton resident, is needed on fees of defrauding the general public and breach of belief.

Police stated there could also be different victims.

Anybody with data on the investigation or Malik’s whereabouts is being requested to contact police at 905-453-2121 ext. 3354 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.


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