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Fake lawyer charged with fraud in Barrie

A 31-year-old Etobicoke man has been charged with fraud over $5,000 after claiming to be a lawyer. Barrie Police received a complaint in February 2016 after the man had told people he was an aspiring law student working to become a lawyer. He told victims he had graduated law school and passed the Bar exam and had been offered a job from a local business, police said, noting two people paid to be represented by the man. The man is also facing two counts of uttering forged documents and uttering threats. He had a bail hearing today. The investigation continues.

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