Georgina woman charged with $20,000 fraud against employer

fraud_georginaInvestigators with the York Regional Police Major Fraud Unit have charged a 42-year-old woman in connection with a fraud against the Georgina Chamber of Commerce of more than $20,000.

In January 2016, officers with the Major Fraud Unit began an investigation after receiving a report of a fraud against the Georgina Chamber of Commerce by an employee. Investigators determined that that during the employee’s tenure, a series of fraudulent cheques and document forgeries began to occur. This was discovered after an internal audit was conducted. The accused’s employment was terminated.

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the accused was arrested and charged.

Charged is Monique Dixon, 42, of the Town of Georgina, with fraud over $5000, abd Bbreach of Trust by Public Official.
The accused will be appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on June 30, 2016.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information, or anyone who may have had financial dealings with the accused is asked to come forward to the York Regional Police Major Fraud Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6612, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS

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