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Springwater woman pleads guilty after claiming to be a lawyer: OPP

Provincial police fraud investigation began in 2018; Sentencing scheduled to take place Oct. 26
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

Members of the Huronia West OPP Crime unit have concluded a lengthy fraud investigation stemming back to 2018. 

Since that time, several members of the public contacted police after receiving legal services from a female who falsely claimed to be a licensed paralegal or lawyer.

On Sept. 21, 2021, Kira MacNicol of Springwater Township pleaded guilty to:

  • Fraud over $5,000 CC 380(1)(a) 
  • Fail to comply with recognizance CC 145(3) 

Sentencing will take place Oct. 26, 2021