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Man faces fraud related charges

Investigators in the Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to a fraud that occurred in Bedford in 2016.

On December 14, 2016 a customer of the Royal Bank located at 1597 Bedford Highway deposited a cheque for over $90,000.00 into his bank account. The cheque was later determined to be fraudulent.

Investigators have charged 49-year-old Paul Edward Beasant of Halifax with one count each of fraud over $5000.00 and uttering a forged document. Beasant is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court to face the charges on January 23, 2018.


Source: Media Release

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