An Uxbridge resident is facing charges after a victim in Durham Region was allegedly defrauded of more than $9,000.
According to the DRPS, officers commenced aninvestigation in 2019 after allegations that the suspect had received deposits from the victim for various lawyer fees.
“The suspect accepted funds from the victim, including a deposit intended as a retainer fee and a cheque intended for probate. The suspect misappropriated the funds for personal use,” reads a media release from police.
“The suspect’s licence to practice law was revoked in May 2018.”
Andrea Lynn Robertson, 48, of Uxbridge is facing numerous fraud related charges, including: fraud over $5000; forgery; perjury; obstruct justice and alter document to defraud.
“Investigators would like to ensure there are no other victims that have retained any form of legal services from Robertson or her company Uxbridge Mediation and Divorce Services,” the media release reads.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5358.