The case of a former Kensington area Presbyterian minister accused of fraud-related crimes in Ontario will next appear in court on Feb. 16.
The case of Harold Alan Stewart, 67, and his co-accused was last in court on Jan. 12.
Stewart was charged in November 2016, following an investigation Ontario police named Project Banshee.
Police allege that Stewart and his co-accused befriended the victim, eventually gained access to her credit card and took out a mortgage against her property.
The victim’s losses were about $160,000.
The charges against him include one count of fraud under $5,000, two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, four counts of fraud over $5,000, two counts of uttering a forged document, one count of laundering the proceeds of crime and one count of theft by power of attorney.
Read the full story over at The Guardian.
This story was summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Deborah McCoy – Is an investigative journalist and has over 17 years of investigation experience in both the private and public business sectors. Since joining CFN, Ms. McCoy has become a true advocate for victims of fraud and increasing the public’s awareness in fraud prevention.