A Ridgeway, Ont. woman charged with fraud earlier this year is in more trouble with the law, along with her husband.
In February, the Niagara Regional Police central fraud unit began an extensive investigation after receiving complaints about cruises that were being advertised at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 230 by Karen Gushue, who police say also uses the last names Robinson and Hannis.
More than 140 complainants alleged that she solicited funds between August 2016 and February 2017 for multiple trips that were either never booked or were not as advertised.
In May, she was charged with one count of fraud over $5,000 and one count of fraud under $5,000.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
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.