North Bay man faces fraud charges

North Bay man faces fraud charges

On the morning of Wednesday August 12th, following an investigation into a fraud complaint that began in February 2015, North Bay Police arrested and charged Richard Alexander Desroches, age 49, of North Bay, with:

  • One count of fraud over $5000;
  • One count of unauthorized use of a credit card; and
  • One count of breach of trust.

It is alleged that the accused used the credit card of a local not-for-profit organization to make numerous fraudulent and unauthorized transactions for personal gain.

The accused was released from custody with a court date scheduled for September 22nd, 2015.