BROMONT — A 61-year-old man from Bromont was arrested Thursday morning on fraud charges, after police say he used several schemes to extort money from at least seven people in Bromont, Granby and Sainte-Cécile-de-Milton.
Authorities say the man gained the trust of his victims by posing as a neurosurgeon or neurologist, and telling them through his connections he could offer expedited services for claims filed with the CSST and SAAQ.
Other victims invested several thousand dollars with the man in a non-existent medical clinic.
The major crimes unit of the Sûreté du Québec worked in collaboration with the Bromont Police Department throughout the investigation.
The man appeared Thursday at the Granby courthouse to face fraud charges.