The Ottawa Police Service are continuing their investigation involving a 48-year-old Ottawa man in relation to fraud against elders. Additional charges were laid against the man on Thursday, April 23rd, 2009.
This investigation showed that the man offered to help his 75-year-old female neighbor. He established a relationship with her and defrauded her of several thousand dollars over a number of years.
The man has been charged with Theft Under $5000, Fraud Exceeding $5000, 25 counts of Uttering a Forged Document, Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Data and Criminal Breach of Trust. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 25th, 2009.
The Ottawa Police Elder Abuse Section investigation is ongoing, as it is believed the man defrauded other victims who have not come forward.
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