City of Kawartha Lakes employee charged with theft

An employee with the City of Kawartha Lakes has been charged with theft following an investigation into a misappropriation of funds from the municipal housing corporation.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, the investigation got underway back in February.

“It is alleged that between July 2019 and February 2020, an employee stole over $50,000 from cash deposits,” reads a media release.

Bernadette Huron-Legate, 41, of Lindsay has been charged with theft over $5,000.

She is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on Oct. 29.

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