Calgary man guilty of using employment scam to steal identities for take tax refunds

A Calgary Man will serve 14 months in custody after pleading guilty to one count of "obtaining and using another's identity to commit an indictable offense."


According to the CRA, Mr. Chun Zhu aka Ted Zhu of Calgary began gathering personal information from individuals in March of 2018 who applied on fake job postings he set up. Zhu used the information in he gathered in 2019 to apply for personal tax returns.


Zhu is reported to have filed as many as 317 personal tax returns.