Sen­tenc­ing set for Glace Bay woman in fraud case

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

SYD­NEY — A 50-year-old Glace Bay woman will be sen­tenced in July af­ter plead­ing guilty Mon­day to a charge of fraud over $5,000.

Linda Brunet of Athlone Street pleaded guilty to de­fraud­ing Na­tional Money Mart of a to­tal of $32,400 be­tween Au­gust and Septem­ber 2015. Brunet filed mul­ti­ple loan ap­pli­ca­tions by us­ing a host of names. Brunet was fac­ing some 25 counts of fraud but the other charges were dis­missed.

She had pre­vi­ously elected to be tried in Supreme Court but later re­elected to pro­vin­cial court and was as­signed a trial date for July. Sen­tenc­ing is now set for July 5.

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