Investigators in the Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a woman in relation to a fraud that occurred in Halifax in 2017.
On June 23, 2017 police received a report of a fraud that occurred from November 9, 2016 to April 12, 2017 at Manulife Bank located at 2727 Joseph Howe Drive.
Through the course of the investigation it was determined that a bank employee had facilitated unauthorized e-mail money transfers from a client’s account into her personal account removing over $14,000 from the client’s account.
Investigators charged 40-year-old Gina Martinson of Halifax with one count each of fraud over $5000 and possession of property obtained by crime over $5000. Martinson is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on April 3, 2018.
Source: Media Release