Woman faces charges for theft and fraud

Woman faces charges for theft and fraud

At police headquarters on Friday afternoon, following an ongoing fraud investigation, North Bay Police arrested and charged:

A 57-year old Niagara Falls woman with:

  • one count of theft over $5000;
  • one count of fraud over $5000; and
  • one count of breach of trust.

The victim in this case is a North Bay man in his late 80s. For a period of time, the accused lived with the victim and provided him with caregiving services. It is alleged that over a period of a year the accused fraudulently transferred in excess of $175,000 of the victim’s money into her personal bank account.

The accused, whose name the North Bay Police Service is withholding in the interest of protecting the identity of the victim, was released from custody with a court date scheduled for August 16th, 2016.