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Lindsay woman charged with cashing stolen cheques

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Lindsay woman is alleged to have cashed stolen cheques and is now facing charges.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service initiated a fraud investigation on January 9, 2019 after a man reported suspicious activity with his bank account.

Police say through the investigation, it was learned that a woman had stolen cheques belonging to the complainant, and then obtained cash after writing the cheques out to herself. On March 30, 2019 the woman was located and arrested.

Charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 and two counts of fraud under $5000 is 28-year-old Kirstan Baker of Lindsay. The Accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street west in Lindsay on May 9, 2019.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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