A 67-year-old legal secretary has been arrested and charged with fraud over $5,000 by the Barrie Police Fraud Unit after working for over 40 years at a local law firm.
The victim had contacted police after learning that several bills had not been paid and questioned the accused. Following a six-month investigation, police determined that the Minesing, Ont. woman had been responsible for numerous forged cheques and fraudulent bank transactions estimated to total upwards of $700,000, dating back to as far as 2010.
The woman has been charged with fraud and theft over $5,000, forgery and uttering forged documents.
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