Winnipeg (December 16, 2019) – Winnipeg resident, Alice Beverly Cameron is facing more than a dozen charges in connection with credit card fraud, identity theft, and forgery. The Winnipeg Police arrested and charged her for the fraud offenses on December 11, after they executed a search warrant at her home. In the process, they found numerous items including forged documents but also stolen credit cards and a number of other stolen items. Cameron detained in custody.
Between August 2018 and December 2019, several victims of break-ins into vehicles and residences in Winnipeg notified the police about stolen identity or financial documents. Winnipeg police’s Financial Crimes Unit announced on December 13 that they arrested and charged a suspect in connection to the fraud offenses as a result of their investigation.
Execution of search warrant leads to arrest
Originating from the investigation, the police identified Alice Beverly Cameron from Winnipeg as the suspect. On December 11, they executed a search warrant at Cameron’s home in Winnipeg’s Minto neighborhood.
As a consequence, the authorities arrested the 45-year-old woman. Furthermore, they seized numerous items including:
– Nine credit/debit cards (in names other than the suspect),
– Credit card number information,
– Two counterfeit Canadian bills,
– Various forged documents/identity cards,
– Photocopies of stolen identity documents,
– Stolen identity documents,
– Devices/instruments used for forgery purposes,
– A stolen tablet,
– A stolen bicycle,
– A revolver firearm,
– Two improvised firing devices (“zip guns”), and
– A small amount of methamphetamine.
Winnipeg woman faces over a dozen charges
Subsequently, Cameron is facing multiple charges related to credit card fraud, identity theft, and forgery. Her charges include six counts of Possession of an Identity Document, Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Data, Identity Theft, Forgery, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm. Cameron detained in custody.
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.