Distraction theft and attempted fraud in Barrie

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On July 3 two female suspects were involved in a distraction theft and attempted fraud at a Sears in Barrie, Ont.

One of the suspects removed the victims wallet from her purse and then two of the women involved in the fraud went to a RBC bank and attempted to withdraw various amounts of money at the ATM.

Courtesy Barrie Police

Both women were unsuccessful at their attempts and the victim, a 72-year-old Penetanguishene woman, noticed her wallet missing cancelling her cards before any further attempts occurred.

Read more at Barrie Police

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.