Suspect to identify in prepaid credit card frauds


The Ottawa Police Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance with the identity of male responsible in a payment card fraud in the city.

The incidents occurred in 2014 and 2015 targeting dozens of retail stores that sell payment cards. The fraud involved tampering with the cards for sale and once loaded by the purchaser was accessible to the suspect. Please view the attached photos by investigator.

Anyone with information relating to incident is asked to contact the Fraud Unit detective Steve Malo at 613-236-1222 ext 5433.

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