Jail time unlikely for fake nurse who admitted to fraud

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A woman who worked as a nurse for nearly two years despite lacking the proper qualifications to do so has already been penalized enough for those actions, her lawyer argued Tuesday.

Laura Erskine, who worked at the Park Lane Terrace long-term care home in Paris, Ont. pleaded guilty to fraud in June.

Court heard that Erskine attempted to deceive Park Lane management and the college by providing them with a phony registration letter.

While Erskine had never registered with the college, she did have some nursing credentials. She was a graduate of the nursing program at Conestoga College.

Read more at CTV News Kitchener

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.