Ottawa Man Charged with Fraud

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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Ottawa Woman Charged With Multiple Offences

A 38-year-old Ottawa woman has been charged by the Ottawa Police Service with several fraud related offences connected to a fraudulent investment scheme.

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud unit began an investigation in October 2008 in relation to numerous complaints from investors regarding a fraudulent investment scheme. The suspect was discovered to be operating a scheme that landed her approximately 1.6 million dollars from more than 20 investors.

The woman has been charged with 11 counts of fraud over $5,000, 16 counts of forgery, one count of money laundering and multiple counts of other fraud-related charges.

She will appear in court on May 20th, 2009.

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