KAWARTHA LAKES-A 55-year-old Pontypool woman is facing numerous charges in connection with frauds spanning a decade at a Peterborough business.
In June of 2022, the business owners alerted police after finding financial discrepancies related to their company’s financial statements. Police say the business owners had conducted a full audit dated back to 2011 which was when the woman started her employment and determined that almost $330,000 had been taken through various means.
Officers with the Fraud Unit conducted an investigation and reviewed the information provided by the business.
As a result, a 55-year-old Pontypool woman was arrested and charged with:
- Fraud Over $5000.00
- Theft Over $5000.00
- Falsification of Books and Documents
- Mischief to Data
- Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Data
- Unauthorized Use of Computer
The accused was held for bail and appeared in court on Friday, November 3, 2023, at which time she was given a next court date of November 21, 2023. No name was released.