The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) is turning to the public for help identifying a man wanted in a fraud investigation.
Police said on April 4, a man went into a bank in the area of 170 Street and Stony Plain Road and opened a bank account. Police said he used false information.
The man then deposited a cheque associated with another fraudulent bank account and withdrew a large sum of money, EPS said.
EPS said between April 4 and April 10, additional fraudulent transactions were reported at ATMs across the city. About $50,000 was withdrawn over the six days.
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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.