Guilty pleas en­tered on fraud charges

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

SYD­NEY — A 38-year-old woman will now be sen­tenced in June af­ter plead­ing guilty Wed­nes­day to eight counts of fraud. Melissa Marie Rose, for­merly of Syd­ney but now liv­ing in Hal­i­fax, pleaded guilty to de­fraud­ing the Depart­ment of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices be­tween July 2013 and March 2015.

The fraud amounted to $14,412. Rose failed to de­clare in­come while re­ceiv­ing ben­e­fits.

Sen­tenc­ing is now set for June 19.

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