Sentencing set in fraud charges

Sentencing will be heard in three weeks for a Calgary man who pleaded guilty to numerous fraud and related charges laid in Red Deer earlier this year.

Sentencing will be heard in three weeks for a Calgary man who pleaded guilty to numerous fraud and related charges laid in Red Deer earlier this year.

Clifton Thomas Short, 35, pleaded guilty late in September to 21 counts of fraud, forgery and possession of forged documents, including use of another man’s name to get money out of a bank account.

Short was also accused of forging a driver’s licence and social insurance card, as well as having a number of forged cheques in his possession.

He faces additional charges in Calgary.

Short, who was granted bail on the Red Deer charges, is to enter a plea on the Calgary charges on Nov. 16.

He returns to Red Deer provincial court on Nov. 21 for sentencing on the charges to which he has already pleaded guilty.