A Hants County, N.S. woman who was originally charged with two counts of extortion has been handed a conditional discharge with probation after pleading guilty to fraud.
Tasha Nicole Farmer pleaded not guilty earlier this year to charges of inducing a man with threats to expose an extramarital affair with the intent to obtain the sum of $2,700; and threatening to publish a defamatory libel – a notice of an extramarital affair – on Facebook, with the intent to extort money from a man.
The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to fraud and was given a conditional discharge with one year of probation.
Farmer was fined $200 in victim surcharges.
The woman committed the offence in Windsor between August 29 and December 3, 2016.
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