---- — PLATTSBURGH — A Quebec woman was charged Oct. 3 with scheme to defraud.
Melissa Calhoun, 28, of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, opened a checking account at an NBT Bank under a false business name, Plattsburgh City Police said.
In September, Calhoun wrote 17 checks out of that account for expenses totaling about $7,300, police said.
Calhoun was charged with first-degree scheme to defraud, a felony.
Calhoun posted $5,000 cash bail at the Clinton County Jail on Saturday, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Amy Heggen