Two Peterborough, Ont. teenagers have been arrested for defrauding one of their grandparents.
On July 20, 2017 police received a complaint regarding numerous unauthorized withdrawals that had been made to the victim’s bank account in June and July. The total value of the fraud is approximately $2,860.
Two suspects were identified through a police investigation. The victim’s 15-year-old granddaughter and the granddaughter’s 15-year-old boyfriend.
The two teenagers were placed under arrest and charged with fraud under $5,000.
Both are scheduled to appear in court in September.
Read more at Peterborough Police
This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
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