35-year-old woman arrested in vehicle fraud

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A Pickering woman has been arrested after a high-end vehicle that had been stolen in California was imported into Canada.

Project Navigator is an ongoing investigation focusing on vehicle finance frauds in the GTA and investigators discovered a 2019 Bentley Bentayga, worth more than $200,000, was imported into Canada in November 2019.

The investigation uncovered that the vehicle had been stolen and imported with an incorrect VIN.

The woman turned herself into police after a warrant was issued.

Shakara Walker, 35, has been charged with:

  • possession of property obtained by crime outside Canada,
  • trafficking in property obtained by crime outside Canada,
  • laundering the proceeds of foreign crime,
  • fraud over; and,
  • fraudulent concealment.

Walker was held for a bail hearing.

This article was originally sourced by www.thestar.com.