Male sought in identity theft with loss of over $30,000

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

In early July 2017, an unidentified male, using someone else’s personal information, applied for credit at several financial institutions. The suspect is involved in an identity theft credit application with financial losses of over $30,000.

Please see photos 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.




Warrant for fraud offences

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Fraud Unit has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Jody FAUCHER. He is wanted for defrauding twelve (12) stores from August till present.

FAUCHER targets small businesses that accept credit card numbers over the phone for payment. He pays for orders using stolen credit cards. He then asks for the items to have money placed in them, like enclosing cash in an envelope with an order of flowers or currency to be placed into food orders. He then picks up the orders himself or has a friend do it.

Jody Faucher, 48 of Ottawa, is described as a Caucasian male, 5’10” (178 cm), 161 lbs (73 kg), acne/pimply complexion, medium build (view picture.)

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477. 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 identities you could qualify for a cash reward of $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.




Male to be identified in using stolen debit card

Ottawa Police East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male responsible for using a stolen debit card.

On the 21st of August 2017, an unidentified male used a stolen debit card to make two separate purchases before it was cancelled. The purchases were made in the 2200 block of Riverside Dr. The debit card came from a wallet that was stolen earlier in the day.

Please see photos 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.




Two wanted suspects involved in fraudulent activities at hotels, to locate

UPDATE: (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service would like to advise that John and Teresa Moorehouse have been located.

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit is seeking public assistance to locate two persons responsible for several frauds targeting hotels/beds & breakfasts in the Ottawa and Gatineau area and releasing their picture.

The suspects, one man and one woman, have currently defrauded approximately 20 hotels/Bed and Breakfast in the area, dating back to August 4, 2017. They either make false complaints about their room in an attempt to avoid payment or leave without making final payments.

They have been identified as Teresa MOOREHOUSE and John MOOREHOUSE and also involved are their two teenage sons.

Teresa MOOREHOUSE is described as a Caucasian female, 42 years of age, 5’7(170 cm), medium build, with blonde hair. She speaks with an Irish accent.

John MOOREHOUSE is described as a Caucasian male, 44 years of age, 6’2 (188 cm), large build, with light brown hair. He speaks with an Irish accent. The family of four is travelling with British and Irish passports.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the MOOREHOUSE is asked to call Detective Shaun Wahbeh of the Ottawa Police Fraud Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5492. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app




Suspects sought in fraudulent purchases on Montreal Rd

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals one male and one female who made fraudulent purchases.

The two unidentified suspects attended a commercial business located in the 200 block of Montreal Road on three separate occasions; the 24th of July, the 26 of July and the 8th of August. The duo fraudulently purchased over $2200.00 in electronics.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service 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.




Suspect sought in using false ID to deplete victim’s account

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Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in identifying an unknown male suspect who is responsible for stealing money from victim’s account.

Between June 30th and July 5th, 2017 an unidentified male attended different financial institutions in Ottawa and using false identification, was able to access victim’s account and deplete their account of funds totaling over $20,000.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call 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.




Suspect sought in fraud of over $10,000

Ottawa Police Central Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male responsible for an identity fraud.

Suspect male stole a wallet from the complainant. He was able to change the pin number of the credit cards by calling in to the credit card company. The male then proceeded to make large purchases at a retail store and made large cash withdraws from an ATM. Total loss over $10,000.

Please review the attached photos provided by the investigator.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5166 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.




Suspect wanted on Ontario arrest warrant

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service Central Region and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Clyde Junior ASUNCION wanted on an Ontario arrest warrant with endorsement in B.C. for fraud over $5000, Identify Fraud, Credit Card Fraud and Forgery charges.

Please see photo provided by investigators.

If you know the whereabouts of Clyde Junior ASUNCION call Canadian Forces National Investigation Service, Central Region Office at 1-888-812-3647.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477, by texting “CRIMES” keyword tip252, or by visiting our website at www.crimestoppers.ca. 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 identities/arrest) you could qualify for a cash reward of $2000.




Suspects to be identified for several credit card frauds

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations unit and Crime Stoppers are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects involved in several credit card frauds throughout the city.

On April 26th 2017, the victim was made aware of several unauthorized purchases on their credit cards. The fraudulent purchases totaled over $11,000.

Please refer to the photos below provided by the investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 2666 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.




Seeking to identify a suspect involved in using fraudulent ID

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect using fraudulent forms of identification.

On the 2nd of June 2017, an unknown male entered a financial institution located in the 90 block of Sparks St where he attempted to open a bank account. He was using two pieces of fraudulent ID. A short time after, he went to another financial institution and attempted to same thing. On both occasions he left the scene when questioned further by employees.

Please refer to the photo provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Organized Fraud unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5433 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.