Kings District RCMP have charged a man for carrying on the business of direct selling goods and services without a permit.
In early August 2013, Kings RCMP received complaints that people may have been defrauded after a large amounts of money were requested in advance for the purchase of medical alarm equipment and monitoring services.
Further police investigation determined that the seller did not hold a permit to sell which is a requirement under the Direct Sellers Regulation Act of Nova Scotia.
Thomas Peter Fennessey, 35, is facing three charges under the Nova Scotia Direct Seller’s Act and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court on November 12th and December 9th, 2013. He also will be appearing in Shubenacadie Provincial Court on December 9th in relation to two other incidents.