A 31-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were arrested in Summerford and Twillingate in eastern Newfoundland on Friday following a fraud investigation by the Twillingate RCMP.
The arrests stemmed from an investigation into fraudulent activity reported by seven businesses in local Newfoundland areas from late June to mid-July.
Christopher Head was charged with fraud, using a forged document, making a false document and possession of stolen mail. He is currently waiting his next court appearance.
The woman faces similar fraud charges.
Police have cautioned local businesses to verify the identity of individuals attempting to cash cheques and the validity of the cheques themselves.
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