Pair Charged After Fraudulently Purchasing Vehicle From Dealer

Posted: 2020-10-06 07:49:31 By: thebay

Police report that two women were charged with fraud after beginning an investigation on September 28th.

Huntsville OPP say that a truck was fraudulently purchased from Armstrong Dodge and an attempt was made on the following day, September 29th, to purchase a second vehicle.

On Friday October 2nd, 39 year old Heather McLean, of Toronto and 24 year old Brianna Cooper-Steele, of Cambridge were arrested and charged with:

-      Fraud over $5000.00

-      Use, deal, act on forged document

-      Personation with intent to obtain property, (identity fraud)

-      Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00

Both women were held in custody and appeared at a Bail Hearing on October 3rd, 2020.

Both Mclean and Cooper-Steele were released with conditions and are scheduled to appear in a Huntsville Court on October 21, 2020 to answer to their charges.