Suspect to be identified in fraud

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UPDATE: Suspect has been arrested.

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect in fraud.

In august 2017, a suspect intentionally defrauded an individual by sending them an empty box instead of the product that was agreed to and paid for. Loss was estimated near $900.

Please see the photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 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.