RCMP in Innisfail have accused a local car dealer of defrauding four people of roughly $1 million.
After an investigation that took place over the last year and a half, charges have been laid against Allister Loughlin, who operated G.H. Auto and Innisfail Park & Self Storage.
Innisfail RCMP Cpl. A.J. Mand confirmed on Tuesday that four counts of theft over $5,000 been laid against Loughlin, 48, who was released from custody on a recognizance.
Work on the file continues with Innisfail RCMP inviting people to come forward with any information that may assist their investigation.
Loughlin is to make his first appearance in Red Deer provincial court on Nov. 30.