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Former Sydney woman to be sentenced for fraud

A former resident of Sydney, NS is set to be sentenced this fall on fraud charges relating to scamming the Department of Community Services.

Melissa Marie Rose requested an adjournment in provincial court in Sydney on Tuesday.

The 38-year-old, who is now living in Halifax, pleaded guilty in May to eight different offences pertaining to the community services’ department. Rose allegedly committed fraudulent acts between July 2013 and March 2015 that amounted to a loss of over $14,000.

Rose failed to declare income while she was receiving benefits.

Her sentencing is now scheduled for the end of September.

Read more at Cape Breton Post

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.