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Pontypool Woman Charged With Defrauding Peterborough Business Out Of Almost $330,000

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.



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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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