< a Halifax man has been charged with $90,000 cheque fraud

A Halifax man has been charged with $90,000 cheque fraud

Police in Halifax have charged a 49-year-old man in connection with an alleged fraud just over a year ago Bedford.

Police say that a customer of the Royal Bank on the Bedford Highway deposited a cheque for over $90,000 into his bank account on Dec. 14, 2016 but the cheque was later determined to be fraudulent.

Paul Edward Beasant of Halifax has been charged with fraud over $5,000 and uttering a forged document. He has been released on bail and Beasant is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court Jan. 23. 

Read the full story over at the Herald News.

This story was summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.

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