Senior Citizen Scammed Out of Thousands By Power of Attorney

Two Men, One From Barrie, One From Midland, Facing Charges

A Barrie man is being accused of fleecing a senior citizen out of thousands.

The suspect has been charged with Theft By Person Holding Power Of Attorney, after Huronia West OPP say an elderly woman from Clearview Township had been defrauded out of several thousand dollars. The Barrie man will also answer to charges of Criminal Breach of Trust, Fraud, and Misappropriation of Money Held Under Direction during a mid-December court date.

A second suspect was also charged in connection to this. The Midland man is charged with Theft and Fraud.