A St. Catharines, Ont. octogenarian woman and 51-year-old man have each been charged with one count of fraud over $5,000 following a police investigation into alleged insurance fraud.
The 83-year-old woman was charged after filing an insurance claim stating that her vehicle had been stolen. Following the claim she received a payout from her insurance company. Police later found allegedly-stolen vehicle in a storage facility in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
Juliette Grove is also facing a public mischief charge.
Police also arrested Jason Grove during their investigation.
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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.