(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On September 17, 2020, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fraud related call at a residence on Taylor Boulevard in Elliot Lake.
The complainant reported that a cheque was fraudulently written for the amount of $19,000. A signature forged and was payable to a known person to the complainant.
On September 18, 2020 a person was arrested and charged.
Charles HASKINS, 75 years of age, of Elliot Lake was charged with:
Theft Over $5000 – contrary to section 334(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
Forgery, contrary to section 366(1) of the CC.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on November 3, 2020.