A 65-year-old woman from Smooth Rock Falls, Ont. has been arrested and charged with numerous fraud-related offences after an investigation into a Northern Ontario fentanyl scam.
The woman allegedly submitted counterfeit fentanyl patches to a local pharmacy, according to police. The counterfeits were then exchanged for new fentanyl patches.
The woman is scheduled to appear in a Cochrane, Ont. court later in November.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.