OPP arrest 65-year-old Smooth Rock Falls woman in fake fentanyl patch scam

A 65-year-old woman from Smooth Rock Falls was arrested and slapped with numerous charges including fraud after a police investigation into a fentanyl patch scam.

Investigation into counterfeit patch swap began in July, police say

A 65-year-old woman from Smooth Rock Falls has been charged after submitting fake fentanyl patches to a local pharmacy.

A 65-year-old woman from Smooth Rock Falls was arrested and charged with numerous offences including five counts of fraud after a police investigation into a fentanyl scam in Northern Ontario.

The woman allegedly had been submitting counterfeit fentanyl patches to a Smooth Rock Falls pharmacy, police said.

The counterfeits were exchanged for new fentanyl patches.

The woman is scheduled to appear in a Cochrane court in November.