Elderly couple taken for $5500 - police believe there are other victims

Crime 100By Staff

February 25, 2015


Following a police investigation, the Halton Regional Police arrested Robert SPEARING (47) of Hamilton after he allegedly defrauded an elderly couple of $5500.00.

In September 2014, an elderly couple hired Spearing to complete some home renovations. At the time of the alleged offences, Spearing misrepresented himself as a certified gas technician.

Robert SPEARING (47) faces two charges of Fraud Over $5,000 and Making a False Statement in Writing. He was held for bail and will appear in the Milton Provincial Court on Thursday February 26th, 2015.

Police believe there may be more victims and are encouraging anyone who may have been victimized to report the matter to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Seniors Crime Investigator D/Cst Nada Jovic at 905 825 4747 Ext 2344.

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