Woman also accused of impersonating wildfire evacuees

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Police have now charged the girlfriend of a man who told residents of Claresholm, Alta., that they had lost everything in the Fort McMurray fire. Jaime Lynn Cox, 39, is charged with five counts of fraud under $5,000. She is scheduled to appear in Fort MacLeod provincial court on June 1. Darryl Rondeau, 45, has already pleaded guilty to the same charge.

Earlier this month, Rondeau was accused of telling people in Claresholm that he and his girlfriend were left destitute by the Fort McMurray fire. The town welcomed the couple with open arms, and locals pitched in to buy them clothes, give them free meals in restaurants and even put them up in an RV in the town’s campsite.

Read the full article at CBC News.