A 24-year-old woman is facing fraud charges after two separate incidences at a Peterborough, Ont. grocery store last week, according to police.
On August 14 and then again on August 16, a woman entered a grocery store without any property, selected items from the shelves and used a receipt to return them. The woman did not originally pay for any of them items, police say.
Ginalisa Fusco was arrested on Monday following a brief investigation.
Fusco was charged with two counts of fraud under $5,000 and failing to comply with probation. She is scheduled to appear in court early next week.
Read more at The Peterborough Examiner
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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.