A Glace Bay, N.S. woman will be sentenced in July after pleading guilty on Monday to one charge of fraud over $5,000.
Linda Brunet pleaded guilty to defrauding National Money Mart of $32,400 between August and September 2015. Brunet filed multiple loan applications using different names.
The 50-year-old woman was facing 25 counts of fraud, but her other charges have been dismissed.
Brunet had previously elected to be tried in Supreme Court, but later chose to be heard in a provincial court.
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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.