Sudbury police constable Christopher Labreche has pleaded guilty to one count of fraud under $5,000. Labreche pleaded guilty to falsely claiming $1610 worth of professional health services he did not receive, including vision, massage, chiropractic care and physiotherapy.
Judge Catherine Mathias-McDonald granted Labreche an absolute discharge, which means he will not serve any jail time. He will have to pay a victim surcharge of $1,000.
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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.