Guilty pleas entered on fraud charges
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.