Charges laid in fraud investigations
Investigators with the Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a woman and man in connection with theft and fraud related offences from a local non-profit organization.
On March 15, 2017, Halifax Regional Police received a report regarding an employee who was misappropriating funds from Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia, a non-profit organization. Through the course of the investigation, investigators determined that the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia was defrauded of almost $13,000.
Fifty-one-year-old Tammy Gloade of Eastern Passage, the former Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia, is accused of taking funds and depositing them into her own personal account. Gloade has been charged with: 7 counts of forged documents, 1 count of fraud over $5000, 7 counts of uttering forged documents, 15 counts of falsification of books and documents and 1 counts of fraudulent concealment (submitting fake receipts).
She is scheduled to appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court today to face these charges.
A forty-three-year old man of Eastern Passage, has been charged with one count each of fraud under $5000, theft under $5000, possession under $5000 and uttering forged Documents.
He is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.