Woman charged with passing fraudulent cheques at bank in Bracebridge
BRACEBRIDGE – A Brantford woman accused of trying to pass fraudulent cheques has been arrested.
OPP say they are investigating after a woman went to a bank October 16, 2013, and used a false name with stolen cheques to withdraw a large amount of money.
The female was located and arrested by members of the Bracebridge OPP shortly after leaving the bank.
Candace Tebow, 32, of Brantford, has been charged with
- CC 380(1) Fraud Over $5000
- CC 354(1)(a) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
- CC 403 Personation with Intent
- CC 368(1)(b) Uttering Forged Document
Tebow has been remanded into custody and will attend Bracebridge court on Monday, October 21, 2013 to answer to her charges.
The investigation is currently on going to determine the number of related incidents, including incidents in other jurisdictions.
The members of Bracebridge detachment and the Muskoka Crime Unit are conducting a thorough investigation and believe Tebow did not act alone in the incidents.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at (705) 645-2211 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-8477. You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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