Edmonton International Airport RCMP lay fraud charge

Vancouver man charged with fraud, but later exonerated

  • Feb. 23, 2018 2:50 p.m.

UPDATE: Further information received by the Pipestone Flyer Feb. 20, 2019 states these charges were dropped.

ORIGINAL STORY

Edmonton International Airport, Alberta – RCMP at EIA have charged a 42-year-old male with fraud after an attempt was made to make a false baggage claim through WestJet.

On November 7, 2017 a male flew from Toronto to Edmonton and presented himself at Westjet Baggage Services saying that his luggage was missing. A substantial monetary claim was made. An investigation followed involving WestJet, and information came forward that refuted this claim. The RCMP were requested to investigate.

One Vancouver man has been charged with one count of Fraud Under $5000. His first court appearance is March 29, 2018 at Leduc Provincial Court.

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