Minesing, Ont. woman facing fraud charges after law firm lost $700K

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A Minesing, Ont. woman faces fraud, theft and forgery charges after a Barrie law firm lost as much as $700,000 dating back to 2010.

The firm had contacted city police six months ago after determining that several bills had not been paid.

A police investigation showed numerous forged cheques and fraudulent bank transactions.

A 67-year-old woman had been employed for more than 40 years as a legal secretary at the firm, police said.

She is charged with fraud and theft over $5,000, forgery and uttering forged documents.

Read more at The Barrie Examiner

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.