When Darryl Rondeau and his girlfriend came to the community on May 5 claiming they lost everything in the Fort McMurray fire, the town welcomed them with open arms. According to RCMP, the couple was taken out by a real estate agent who bought them new clothes, they received free meals from restaurants and were put up in an RV at the town’s campsites. They even got a front-page story in the local paper chronicling their hardships. The town did their best to welcome the pair, but after a few days, police started to notice that some elements of their story didn’t add up.
By: Mack Lamoureux
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