Personal Support Worker Charged with Fraud in Halton
Halton Police have arrested and charged a Brampton woman for allegedly committing fraud against an elderly victim.
Investigation revealed that the accused, who was working as a personal support worker, took two cheques, completed the cheques, and deposited them into her bank account.
The cheques were valued at $4500 and $3500 dollars, for a total loss of $8000.
As a result of the accused’s actions her employment had been suspended pending the outcome of the police investigation.
Joelene Thompson, 33, is facing one charge of fraud over $5000 and one charge of uttering a forged document.
The incidents occurred between May 18 and June 11.
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