Fraud/Theft Charges - Economic Crime Unit Investigation

A woman from Langham, SK is facing fraud charges following an investigation by the SPS Economic Crime Unit.

In December of 2019, a Canadian retail company became aware of fraudulent activity involving equity payments. The activity was discovered at various branches of the company where payments were being altered and redirected to a suspect’s bank account. Seventeen payments were deposited with an additional 59 payments pending. In total, the suspect defrauded/attempted to defraud the company of approximately $250,000.

The 57-year-old woman is charged with Fraud Over $5000 and Theft Over $5000. She is expected to appear in court on October 19, 2021.

(Court Info Number: 991165255)

(Occurrence Number: 20-32073)