Sudbury (December 10, 2020) – The Sudbury police arrested a local daycare employee, Cindy-Lee Boyd, for allegedly defrauding her employer out of about $130,000. She is accused of accepting funds owed to the daycare and fraudulently moving them to personal accounts between January and October 2019. After an eight-month investigation, the police charged Boyd with Fraud Over $5,000 on November 25.
The Sudbury police arrested and charged Cindy-Lee Boyd for allegedly defrauding her employer, according to a press release issued on December 9. The local daycare employee is accused of stealing about $130,000.
Sudbury daycare reports ‘substantial’ fraud
On March 27, the Sudbury police received a report from a local daycare regarding an alleged ‘substantial’ fraud. It is alleged that an employee had been accepting funds owed to the daycare and fraudulently moving these funds into her personal bank accounts.
The investigation confirmed the allegations and determined that Boyd allegedly deposited the funds into her personal accounts between January and October 2019. In total, the local woman is accused of defrauding her employer out of close to $130,000.
Daycare employee arrested and charged
On November 25, officers arrested Boyd and charged her with Fraud Over $5,000. She was released on an undertaking. The 40-year-old woman is scheduled to appear in court on February 17, 2021.
The Sudbury police reminded business owners and employers of the importance of regularly reviewing their accounting in order to find any inconsistencies believed to be attributed to fraudulent actions of individuals and reporting them to police.
‘We would like to commend the great work done by our Financial Crimes Branch in investigating these matters and holding offenders accountable,’ stated the police in their press release.
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.