Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION

More charges in fraud case

  • Print

A Manitoba woman who is accused of impersonating a number of people is facing more charges.

RCMP say there are 13 new charges of impersonation and fraud against Shelly Lynn Chartier of Easterville.

Chartier had already been charged with possession and transmission of child pornography, extortion and uttering threats.

One of the complainants' lawyers alleges his client was the victim of a wide-ranging Internet hoax that resulted in a raid of his home.

Working in co-operation with the Colorado police department, RCMP say they are laying more charges involving 11 other people whom police allege have been impersonated and defrauded.

RCMP say details of the case are covered by a publication ban and no further information will be released.

 

-- The Canadian Press

 

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 20, 2013 A7

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

Comments are not accepted on this story because they might prejudice a case before the courts.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Family of Matias De Antonio speaks outside Law Courts

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Marc Gallant/Winnipeg Free Press. Local- Peregrine Falcon Recovery Project. Baby peregrine falcons. 21 days old. Three baby falcons. Born on ledge on roof of Radisson hotel on Portage Avenue. Project Coordinator Tracy Maconachie said that these are third generation falcons to call the hotel home. Maconachie banded the legs of the birds for future identification as seen on this adult bird swooping just metres above. June 16, 2004.
  • PHIL.HOSSACK@FREEPRESS.MB.CA 101130-Winnipeg Free Press Columns of light reach skyward to the stars above Sanford Mb Tuesday night. The effect is produced by streetlights refracting through ice crystals suspended in the air on humid winter nights. Stand Up.....

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

What are you most looking forward to this Easter weekend?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google