A Minden, Ont. man was arrested on outstanding warrants for a fraud that was committed in January 2017.
Joseph Jason Allen, 32, was charged with three counts of using a fraudulent credit card and three counts of fraud under $5,000.
Police were called to a downtown Lindsay, Ont. electronics store after Allen had purchased a $4,000 fridge and other merchandise using a fraudulent credit card. Police later discovered the man had also used the fraudulent credit card to rent a U-Haul trailer, which he used to transport the fridge.
Police discovered Allen was also responsible for similar occurrences in the Toronto and York Region areas.
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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.