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Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Notice: Civil Forfeiture Program (CFP)

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Goldpoint Resources Corporation Matter

The Ontario Securities Commission and the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario (AGO), have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to exchange information and administer the Civil Remedies Act. 

This Act, which is Ontario’s civil forfeiture law, allows the AGO to ask the civil court for an order to freeze, take possession of, and forfeit to the Crown, property that is determined to be a proceed or an instrument of unlawful activity.

This Notice pertains to the Goldpoint Resources Corporation matter and these individuals:  Pasqualino Novielli, also known as Lee or Lino Novielli; Brian Patrick Moloney, also known as Brian Caldwell; and Zaida Pimentel, also known as Zaida Novielli.   Commission documents related to this matter are available on the OSC website here.

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL 

Civil Forfeiture Program (CFP)

Statutory Notice 656-21 made under Ontario Regulation 498/06

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ONTARIO

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$350,086.58 in Canadian Currency (in rem) or Funds Associated with Goldpoint Resources Corporation, Pasqualino Novielli, Zaida Pimentel, Brian Moloney and 1112086 Ontario Inc. (in rem)
 

This notice relates to funds forfeited from investment fraud activities that occurred between August 2007-May 2008.   

This proceeding, commenced under the Civil Remedies Act, 2001, has resulted in the sum of $350,086.58 being deposited into a special purpose account.

All individuals or other persons who have suffered pecuniary or non-pecuniary losses (money or non-money damages) as a result of the unlawful activity that was the subject of the forfeiture proceeding are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

The Crown, a municipal corporation or a public body that is a member of one of the classes of public bodies prescribed in the regulation that suffered pecuniary losses as a result of the unlawful activity that are expenses incurred in remedying the effects of the unlawful activity are also entitled to make a claim for compensation.

All claims must comply with section 6 of Ontario Regulation 498/06 or they will be denied. Regulation 498/06 may be found at: 
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/regs/english/elaws_regs_060498_e.htm.

For general information on civil forfeiture and soft copies of claims package documents, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/compensation-victims

If you have questions regarding entitlement to compensation, or the claims package, email us at CAFP@ontario.ca; call us toll free at 1-888-246-5359; Fax to 416-326-1780 or write to:

Civil Forfeiture Program 
Ministry of the Attorney General 
18 King St E, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON, CANADA M5C 1C4    

All completed claims must refer to Notice 656-21 and be received by CFP no later than 5:00 PM EST on May 3, 2021 or they will not be considered. Completed claims may be submitted either in writing to the above address or electronically to the above e-mail account or via fax.

You may not be eligible for compensation if you took part in the unlawful activity giving rise to the forfeiture proceeding. Even if you are eligible for compensation, your claim may be denied if you are unable to provide proof of your claim.