Fraud Financing

In April 2020 the suspect captured in the photo below used the victims identity
(fraudulent Ont DL, passport) to obtain a used 2018 Mercedes Benz SUV and attempted to obtain a new BMW SUV in Ottawa Ont. This suspect is very active within Ontario, Southern GTA area. The following officers, Police Services are also seeking information this female.
Chad Thompson A/Sgt #13962 Ontario Provincial Police – Grey Bruce County
Elliott Lee #10452, Detective Constable, 51 Division Frauds Toronto Police Service Rob Hlebec D/C #10304 Caledon OPP Community Street Crime Unit
Constable Rachel Peel #2239 York Regional Police 5 District- CIB persons
Please advise  if you have information to identify this male.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling   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 arrest, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube




Woman wanted for Fraud

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit conducted an investigation in relation to an ongoing fraud that occurred between 2015 and 2016.

During an internal audit, anomalies were discovered, which prompted an internal investigation. A complaint was subsequently made to police.

During her position of trust, as an interim president and treasurer of a local union, a woman wrote herself approximately 50 checks with a total value of over $19 000.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Margarita FAUNDEZ, 58, of Ottawa, for Fraud over $5000 and Laundering Proceeds of Crime.

Any person with information on her whereabouts is asked to send an e-mail to the lead investigator A/S/Sgt Desjourdy at desjourdys@ottawapolice.ca  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 to be identified in using stolen credit cards for approx. $66,000.

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect for using stolen credit cards.

Between the 3rd and 6th of June 2019, the suspect attended the 300 block of Sussex Dr and made purchases of approximately $66,000. These purchases were made with several stolen credit cards. Please see pictures below, provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual 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 to be identified in a fraud to purchase a vehicle

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a fraud.

On December 28th, 2019 a female contacted a dealership requesting financing for a 2019 Ford Raptor Super Cab valued at $87,000, which was granted.   The caller provided a credit card down payment  of $1000.   On December 31st, 2019 the female attended the dealership and picked up the truck.   It was later discovered that the female provided a fraudulent ID and credit information. Please see photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual 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.




Suspects sought in fraudulent use of bank cards

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved fraudulent use of bank cards.

On the 11th and 12th of October 2019, the victim’s bank cards were fraudulently used for over 14 000$ in transactions in numerous stores and at ATMs in Ottawa and in Laval. Please see photos below provided by investigators.

Suspects are described as:

Male 1: 25-35years, black hair, black beard, jean jacket, purse, sandals, medium size

Male 2: 50-65years, no facial hair, medium to large build, belly

Female 1: long blond hair pony tail, medium build, wearing a hat (no photo available)

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.

 




Suspect sought in using fraudulent ID to obtain a vehicle

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a fraud.

On the 1 of November 2019, a suspect obtained an Audi Q8 from a car dealership in Ottawa. The suspect used fraudulent identification to obtain financing for the vehicle. Please see the photo below, provided by the investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual 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 obtaining a vehicle with fraudulent ID

The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a fraud.

On the 29 of October 2019, a suspect female obtained a Land Rover from a car dealership in Ottawa with fraudulent identification. The suspect used two separate pieces of fraudulent identification to obtain the financing for the Land Rover from the dealership. Please see the photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual 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.




Two suspects to be identified in fraud of nearly $10,000

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in a fraud of nearly $10,000.

On the 19th of September 2019, victim had their wallet stolen.  One of the victim’s credit cards was subsequently used for fraudulent purchases totaling close to  $10,000.  Two male suspects were captured on video in one of the stores where some of the fraudulent transactions took place. Please see photos below provided by investigators.

Suspect #1: heavy set male, short dark hair and beard, pink shirt, dark pants, carrying a black purse, ring on middle finger on right hand.

Suspect #2: male, wearing red ball cap with white logo on front, white t-shirt with u/k logo on front, black/navy blue jacket with grey panels on front, dark pants and burgundy running shoes with white laces.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service (613) 236-1222 Ext 6349 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 credit card fraud over $5,000

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a credit card fraud.

On the 23rd September 2019, the suspect entered several stores at a commercial shopping mall located in the 50 block of Rideau St where they fraudulently purchased over $5000 of merchandise with a stolen credit card. Please see the photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service (613) 236-1222 Ext 5300 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 to be identified in fraudulent purchase of a vehicle

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

On the 22 of March 2019, an unknown suspect used fraudulent identification to obtain financing to purchase a 2018 Toyota 4Runner from a dealership in Ottawa. Please see the photo below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual 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.