Lunenburg County man faces theft and fraud charges

May 28, 2019
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

News release

A man from Lunenburg County is facing theft and fraud charges related to an investigation involving a non-profit organization with ties to Oak Island.

On May 2, Chester RCMP received a report of a theft and fraud related to the non-profit organization. Lunenburg District General Investigation Section began a complex investigation. On May 17, as part of the investigation's initial stages, a home and a vehicle were searched in Lunenburg County. That same day, a 53-year-old man was arrested without incident and was later released on conditions. He faces charges including Theft over $5,000 and Fraud over $5,000. More charges are anticipated. The man is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on November 6 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Lunenburg District General Investigation Section with assistance from RCMP Commercial Crime Section and RCMP Digital Forensics Services.

File # 2019605821


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP

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