Saskatchewan

Regina man pleads guilty to 20 counts of identity theft, fraud

A Regina man has pleaded guilty to a long list of fraud charges.

Provost sentenced to 465 days in jail after subtracting time served

(CBC News)

A Regina man has pleaded guilty to a long list of fraud charges.

James Provost stole mail to create fake IDs and credit cards. He appeared in provincial court on Tuesday afternoon.

The 39-year-old admitted to the crimes, as well as drug and gambling addictions.

Provost has a long criminal record dating back to the 1990s.

The judge called identify theft devastating to the victim and a heartless crime.

Provost was sentenced to 465 days in jail after subtracting time served, plus one year probation.

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