Suspect to be identified in depositing fraudulent cheques



Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male responsible for a fraud.

On November 10th 2016 the victim reported that they had their bank account compromised in the amount of over 8000.00 The suspect had attended a Westboro bank branch and deposited fraudulent cheques and then withdrew the money. The suspect then went to a Quebec bank branch and did the same using the victim’s identity and account.

Suspect is a male with facial scruff, glasses and dark hair. He appears to be in his 20’s. Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5433 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.