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P.E.I. woman sentenced for defrauding Summerside business, residents

Summerside provincial court house -File Photo
Summerside Provincial Court. - File

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Joanna Melissa Gilbert, 31, was sentenced recently for a variety of cheque fraud and theft charges from the summer.

Gilbert’s charges include two counts of fraud not exceeding $5,000, attempted fraud, theft not exceeding $5,000, two counts of possession of stolen property, three counts of uttering a forged document and one count of failure to attend court.

Gilbert’s activities impacted two Summerside businesses and at least three individuals.

The victim surcharges totalled $1,000. She’ll serve 38 days in provincial jail and 24 months of probation.

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