HUNTSVILLE — Three people known to have been “frequenting” Huntsville over the past month have been arrested with multiple fraud charges involving credit cards and the purchase of large bundle to lottery tickets.

Provincial police say that following an extensive investigation, they have charged a trio of suspects:

  • Corinne Butler, age 38, Fraud Under $5,000 X 7, Laundering Proceeds of Crime X 2, Property Obtained by Crime;
  • Raymond Cannon, age 38, Fraud Under $5,000 X 6, Laundering Proceeds of Crime;
  • Stephen Hall, age 39, Fraud Under $5,000 X 3, Use of Credit Card, Fail to Comply with Probation Order X 2.

Police say they are not residents of Huntsville, but have been frequenting the area since October.

They OPP are advising local business owners that there may be outstanding offences that may have taken place in their stores.

Anyone with similar events involving purchases of large bundles of lottery tickets or other items please check your surveillance cameras and confirm the frauds and contact Huntsville OPP to assist in furthering their investigation.

Huntsville OPP have also learned that there have been other similar incidents reported to communities outside of Huntsville, including the Almaguin Highlands area, Durham Region, and the G.T.A.

The police investigation is continuing and they are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit your information online at www.p3tips.com Or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.

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Provincial police at Huntsville have charged three people following numerous reports of fraud around town.