Three women charged after investigation of fraudulent enrollment

September 21, 2023
Iqaluit, Nunavut

News release

Iqaluit RCMP has charged three Ontario based females in relation to a complaint of fraudulent enrollment into the Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporation (NTI) beneficiary list.

An investigation began earlier this year and it was found that between October 2016, and September 2022 the women were found to have applied for and obtained Inuit beneficiary status as adopted Inuit children, through Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporation (NTI).

The women used this Inuit beneficiary status to defraud the Kakivak Association and Qikiqtani Inuit Association of funds that are only available to Inuit beneficiaries by obtaining grants and scholarships.

On September 14, 2023 Karima Manji (59), Amira Gill (25) and Nadya Gill (25) were charged with 2 counts each of Fraud over $5000 contrary to Section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.

Manji, Amira and Nadya Gill are scheduled in Iqaluit court on October 30, 2023.


Contact information

For more information, contact:

Cpl. Tammy Keller
RCMP "V" Division Media
Iqaluit, Nunavut

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