May 17, 2019 10:14 am

Peterborough man accused of fraud involving company gas card

A Peterborough man is accused of using a company gas card for unauthorized transactions.

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File

A Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with fraud following an investigation into the misuse of a company gas card.

Peterborough police say on Thursday they received information regarding a man who was suspected of using a company gas card fraudulently.

Police say their investigation revealed that between Feb. 4 to April 25, the man allegedly made several unauthorized transactions a day using a company gas card. The transactions totalled $6,874, according to police.

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They made an arrest later on Thursday.

Bradley James Bolton, 45, of Douro 9th Line, is charged with fraud over $5,000.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

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