The 37-year-old man who claimed he was injured by barbed wire on a mountain biking trail in West Bragg Creek July 5 has been charged with fraud and public mischief by Cochrane RCMP.
Stelianos Psaroudakis of Calgary told police he had been riding the trail when he was struck by barbed wire strung between two trees on a downhill slope, while standing on his bike.
Psaroudakis claimed he suffered cuts to his shoulder and neck as the wire knocked him off his mountain bike, according to an RCMP press release issued July 7. He also claimed he was taken to hospital, leaving his bike behind and when he returned it was gone.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.