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Man and woman from Riverton charged with fraud

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RIVERTON – A man and woman from Riverton have each been charged with multiple counts of fraud over $5,000 and fraud under $5,000.

On July 27, 2017, Pictou County District RCMP began an investigation into a fraud complaint against the 58-year-old woman and the 80-year-old man. The frauds targeted one victim multiple times in Pictou County between 2013 and 2017.

The two were charged on October 24.

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Both of the accused are scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on January 14, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.