The CRA alleges that Zhu posted bogus job ads in March 2018 and collected information from applicants. The stolen data was reportedly used in February of the following year to prepare fraudulent tax returns in an attempt to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds.
Zhu faces criminal charges which include:
Request a refund to which he or any other person is not entitled
Fraud over $ 5,000 (two counts)
Obtaining and using the identity of another to commit an unspeakable offense (two counts)