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Apsley man charged with fraud involving forged cheque: Peterborough police

An Apsley man is accused of fraud involving forging a cheque. File / Global News

A Peterborough-area man faces fraud charges following an investigation.

Peterborough police say earlier this month, a bank contacted a woman regarding suspicious activity on her account. Police say between March 3 and 9, a cheque belonging to the woman had been fraudulently forged and cashed.

The accused and the woman know each other, police said.

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Police investigated and made an arrest on Friday.

Damon Frederick Lambe, 38, of Highway 28, Apsley, is charged with using, dealing, and acting on a forged document and fraud under $5,000.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on April 3.

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