Defrauding Kingston employer of over $36k leads to arrest and charge for Belleville man

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A Belleville man who worked with a grocery store company in Kingston and Whitby has been arrested and charged after it was reported he defrauded the company in August of 2018.

According to Kingston Police, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, the loss prevention officer for a chain of grocery stores reported that an employee working at their Kingston had defrauded the company of over $36,000. The accused man had worked in a managerial role with the company at locations in both Kingston and Whitby from August 2017 to August 2018. During that time, the accused man committed “various fraudulent acts, including making refunds on his personal debit/credit cards, and shorting cash deposits,” Kingston Police said in a press release on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

The accused man turned himself in at Kingston Police headquarters on Wednesday, Feb., 2019, where he was arrested and held to attend a bail hearing.

The 29-year-old Belleville man was charged with fraud over $5,000.

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