Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman in an alleged charity fraud case in which a man with a cognitive disability had money removed from his bank account.
A woman convinced a man to make a donation to an unknown charity and led him to an ATM to withdraw money, police say. Once he has entered his PIN, police said he was moved aside by the woman and she proceeded to withdraw cash from his account.
Ottawa police have released photos of the suspected woman here.
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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.