Toronto (May 20, 2020) – The Toronto police arrested and charged Adam Hossny on May 18 with multiple charges as a result of a prescription fraud investigation. The 25-year-old is accused of presenting fraudulent prescriptions at multiple pharmacies in Toronto. He was scheduled to appear in court on May 19.
The Toronto police announced the arrest of a suspect in a prescription fraud investigation in a press release on May 19. Toronto police received a radio call for fraud in progress in the Eglinton Avenue West and Spadina Road area on May 18.
It is alleged that the 25-year-old man from Toronto presented fraudulent prescriptions at multiple pharmacies in Toronto. Police departments in the GTA issued a total of 14 warrants – six of them were issued by the Toronto police.
Hossny was arrested and charged on the evening of the same day the police received the fraud report. He is facing three counts of Utter Forged Document, three counts of Fraud Under, four counts of Assault, two counts of Assault with a Weapon, Utter Threats, and Fail to Comply – Recognizance.
He was scheduled to appear in court on May 19
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.