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.

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.