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.
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.