Christopher Cyril Colpitts nabbed in Quebec, returned to Dartmouth to face old charges

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Christopher Cyril Colpitts, a former Cole Harbour man was arrested in Quebec last week and brought back to Nova Scotia to face fraud-related charges that were laid more than eight years ago.

Colpitts, 43, appeared in Dartmouth provincial court Monday on nine counts of fraud over $5,000 and single counts of forgery and uttering forged documents.

Police allege the offences were committed in the Dartmouth area between January 2006 and May 2008.

Colpitts allegedly fled the province before charges were filed. A warrant for his arrest was issued in January 2009.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.