46-year-old man charged with defrauding parents

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A 46-year-old man from Peterborough, Ont. is facing dozens of charges after allegedly defrauding his parents out of thousands of dollars.

Police say the alleged frauds took place between February and late April when the couple were out of town. When they returned, police say the parents they noticed unauthorized withdrawals from their bank accounts, discovered forged cheques, items stolen from their home and a new credit card opened in their names.

Their son was arrested and charged with 11 counts of fraud under $5,000, eight counts of making forged documents and three of identity theft.

His name has not been released.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.