May 15, 2019 11:13 am

Halifax woman facing fraud charges after allegedly using stolen cheques

Halifax Regional Police issued a news release on March 8 asking for the public's help in identifying this woman in connection with a fraud investigation.

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A 36-year-old woman from Halifax is facing several charges after she allegedly made multiple fraudulent transactions with stolen cheques.

Halifax Regional Police say they first received a report of a fraud on Jan. 16 in the 200 block of Wyse Road in Dartmouth.

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Investigators then determined the suspect may have been making fraudulent transactions starting in December.

Police say they issued a release on March 8 asking for the public’s help in identifying suspect in the cases, which resulted in several charges.

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Sherri Jean Lee Clarke is facing charges of fraud under $5,000, transportation fraud, uttering forged documents, possession of stolen property, and breach of undertaking.

Police say further charges are anticipated.

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