A 46-year-old Peterborough man is facing numerous charges after his parents were allegedly defrauded out of thousands of dollars.
Police say the mans parents were out of town between February and April 2017. When they returned they told police they noticed multiple unauthorized withdrawals from their accounts, cheques that had been forged and cashed, a credit card account fraudulently opened in their name and items stolen from their residence. The victims also reported that Internet service and a home phone account had been added to their existing home services without their permission.
On April 29th the son was charged with fraud under $5000, forgery, identify theft, possession of property obtained by crime, mischief and failure to comply with probation.