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31 January 2013 - Fraud/TheftWarning - this news article expired on 2013-02-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

FRAUD/THEFT

Belleville, Ontario The Belleville Police Service received a complaint in late December 2012 from the family an elderly female Belleville resident regarding a Fraud.

As a result of an investigation by members of the Criminal Investigations Division it was determined that the elderly female was bilked out of upwards of $100,000 over a period of more than three years from persons known to her.

The investigation resulted in criminal charges being laid on the 30th of January 2013 against two persons:

Michael McInnis, 27 years and Rebecca Forbes, 27 years, both of Belleville are charged with;

  • 1 count of Fraud over $5000.00
  • 1 count of Theft over $5000.00
  • 1 count of Possession of Property Obtained by crime over $5000.00

Both parties have been released with a court date on February 20, 2013.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Belleville Police Service Det.-Const. Pat Kellar at 613-966-0882 ext. 2311 or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-8477.