Western Alberta District General Investigation Section RCMP lay charges in $340,000 bank fraud

Valleyview, Alberta – Following a lengthy investigation into a fraud that occurred at the ATB in Valleyview between Jan. 2014 and August 2015, Western Alberta District (WAD) General Investigation Section (GIS) made an arrest on Aug. 26, 2020.

Further investigation showed that a former employee of ATB in Valleyview, during her employment, had allegedly fraudulently created numerous fraudulent bank accounts in the name of existing and fictional clients and overdrew funds totalling approximately $340,000. The individual’s employment was terminated by ATB.

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On Aug. 26, 2020, WAD GIS arrested and charged Pamela-Ann Medlicott (53) of Valleyview with Fraud over $5,000. Medlicott was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to attend Valleyview Provincial Court on Oct. 15, 2020.

On Aug. 28, 2020, WAD GIS obtained and executed a search warrant on a location in Valleyview where a 2009 Seadoo boat was seized as proceeds of crime.

WAD GIS would like to thank the ATB for their assistance throughout this investigation.

“This lengthy investigation was finally concluded regarding charges with the accused and we were able to identify monies that were taken over a lengthy period of time,” says Corporal Thomas Parker of WAD GIS, “Any potential victims have been contacted to ensure they did not suffer any financial losses.”

Western Alberta District General Investigation Section RCMP



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