News Two Catholic churches defrauded of $200,000, four people facing charges SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Thursday, Jul. 9th, 2020 (flickr.com) Four people are up on fraud charges involving two Catholic parishes: Transfiguration in Cochrane and St. Patrick’s in Kapuskasing. OPP say they began investigating in October 2018. An internal audit showed that between the two churches, more than $200,000 was illegally used in numerous unauthorized transactions. A 66-year-old Cochrane man is charged with fraud over $5,000 and criminal breach of trust. A 65-year-old woman, also of Cochrane, is charged with fraud over $5,000. They go to court in Cochrane on Oct. 1.. Then on Oct. 6, a 58-year-old Chapleau man is in Kapuskasing court on fraud over $5,000 and criminal breach of trust… along with a 59-year-old Kap woman who’s charged with fraud over $5,000.