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Local contractor from Essa, Ont., charged with fraud

The local company is owned and operated by 46-year-old Francesco Pezza, according to police. Global News file

A local contractor from Essa, Ont., has been charged with fraud, Nottawasaga OPP say.

On July 7, police say they started investigating a local company that’s owned and operated by 46-year-old Francesco Pezza.

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On Thursday, Pezzo, who also goes by Frank, was charged with fraud over $5,000.

The accused is scheduled to appear in Bradford court in October.

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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