A Brandon, MB woman was arrested on Tuesday as result of an ongoing identity theft and fraud investigation.
In April, a 34-year-old woman allegedly used another person’s identification to obtain a bank card and withdraw money from the victim’s bank account.
The suspect was located at the Brandon Correctional Centre where she was already being held on other charges.
The woman was arrested for personation with intent and four counts of fraud under $5,000. She is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.