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Statement by the Canada Revenue Agency on the Release of the Summary Findings of the Investigation Into the Refund Cheque Issued to Nicolo Rizzuto

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/13/13 -- Today, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) released the summary findings of an internal investigation into a cheque issued in 2007 by the CRA to Nicolo Rizzuto.

The CRA investigation found there is no evidence to support the allegation that the cheque was issued due to fraud, collusion or corruption by CRA employees. The conclusions of the investigation have been independently validated by Ernst & Young LLP, who found that the review was conducted in an impartial manner and with due diligence.

The CRA has revised procedures to ensure that files are clearly flagged and reviewed thoroughly before refunds are issued. An action plan is in place which includes additional process improvements to be completed by March 31, 2014. The action plan will be reviewed in six months to ensure the new controls are effective.

Related document: Summary findings, Payment Systems Internal Investigation.

Noel Carisse
Media Relations
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