North Bay, Ont. police have travelled to Edmonton to arrest two men there and charge them with fraud over $5,000.
Police say that in March of this year, a woman in North Bay communicated with a man through an online dating service. Officers allege the woman provided around $32,000 to the man in money transfers.
A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, both from Edmonton, have been charged with fraud over $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Both men are set to appear in court today for a bail hearing.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
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