WRPS and Partners Make Arrest in Fraud Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service's General Investigations Unit, with the assistance of the Toronto Police Service's Financial Crime Team and the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), have arrested a male in connection to a fraud investigation. 

Commencing in January 2022, several accounts were opened at various banks with forged identity documents and altered and forged cheques were deposited into the accounts. 

In total, over $100,000.00 in forged cheques were deposited. 

As a result of an extensive investigation, on March 31, 2023, a 34-year-old male was arrested. 

The accused has been charged with several criminal offences, including: 

  • Fraud over $5,000
  • Possession of credit card (two counts) 
  • Possession of property obtained by crime 
  • Laundering proceeds of crime 

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on April 3, 2023. 

Occ: 23-086813 (915) 

Media Inquiries:
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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