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.
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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