Lethbridge Police charge woman with fraud and breach of conditions charges

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police have charged a Calgary woman with nine fraud and breach of conditions related charges following an incident at a northside business Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Police responded after security reported a woman attempting to return items with computer-generated, forged receipts to a store in the 3100-block of 26 Avenue North. The woman left without receiving anything in return, but was arrested nearby in a traffic stop relating to a breach of conditions.

After her arrest, a search of the vehicle revealed a computer, printer and stolen receipt paper, as well as more than $2,500 in stolen property and about 100 receipts from stores across the same business chain throughout Central and Southern Alberta.

Property recovered Fraud Jan. 9, 2021
(LPS) Property recovered Fraud Jan. 9, 2021

Kristie Constantinoff, 35, has been charged with: theft under $5,000; two counts of breach of conditions; fraud under $5,000; two counts of possession of stolen property; possession of forged documents; possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000; and uttering a forged document. She was released from custody to appear in court Feb. 4, 2021.

Lethbridge Police Service

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