Early in January of 2020, officers of the Lennox and Addington OPP responded to a report of a possible fraud. The individual reported losing approximately $5,000,000 to an investment firm and claimed the money had disappeared without a trace.
The L&A County OPP Crime unit has conducted a lengthy, detailed investigation and has charged a 73-year-old of Stouffville Ontario under the Criminal Code with:
- Public Mischief
- Make a False Statement in Writing
- Make a Forged Document
- Use, Deals, Acts on a forged Document
The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee on Nov. 24, 2020.