Treasurer charged with defrauding Children’s Heart Society of more than $200,000

Edmonton, Alberta – The treasurer of an Edmonton children’s non-profit society is facing various charges in connection with multiple fraudulent transactions totalling more than $206,000.

A joint investigation between the Edmonton Police Service and Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission uncovered multiple fraudulent transactions totalling more than $206, 000 that were withdrawn from the Children’s Heart Society bank accounts.

It is alleged that the transactions were made between 2013 and 2016.

The six-month investigation culminated with Asa Wedman, 40, the treasurer of the CHS, being charged with theft over $5,000 (x2) and fraud over $5,000 (x2).

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