2 men charged after senior defrauded of thousands of dollars in Clearview Township

Police say two men have been charged after a senior in Clearview Township was defrauded out of thousands of dollars.

According to Huronia West OPP, on Jan. 25, officers received a report that an elderly woman had been defrauded out of several thousand dollars.

Police say following a lengthy investigation, two men have been charged.

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Officers say Ralph Link from Barrie has been charged with theft by a person holding power of attorney, misappropriation of money held under direction, criminal breach of trust and fraud over $5,000.

Police say he is scheduled to appear in a court in Collingwood on Dec. 11.

According to police, Marcel Bottineau from Midland has been charged with theft over $5,000, theft under $5,000 and fraud over $5,000.

Officers say Bottineau appeared in a bail court in Barrie on Nov. 1.

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