Baie Verte (January 31, 2020) – The Baie Verte RCMP charged the former youth center coordinator Amy Ivany following an investigation in financial irregularities of the Advocate Youth Services cooperative (AYSC). The authorities accused Ivany of stealing $90,000 in missing funds from the cooperative between February 2018 and January 2019. The RCMP charged her with fraud over $5,000, theft over $5,000, forgery, uttering a forged document, and possession of stolen property.
The Baie Verte RCMP charged the former youth center coordinator, Amy Ivany, with fraud and theft. The Mounties announced in a press release on January 30 that she is facing five charges in connection with about $90,000 in missing funds from the Advocate Youth Services Cooperative (AYSC).
Investigation into financial irregularities
The RCMP investigated financial irregularities at the AYSC youth center in Baie Verte. The investigators discovered that approximately $90,000 were missing from the cooperative.
The police stated that the ‘youth center was forced to close for a period of time due to financial hardship.’
Former youth center coordinator accused
Amy Ivany is the former coordinator of the youth center. As a result of the investigation, the 40-year-old is accused of stealing the $90,000 between February 2018 and January 2019.
The RCMP charged her with fraud over $5,000, theft over $5,000, forgery, uttering a forged document, and possession of stolen property. She is scheduled to appear in court on March 3.
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