Suspects to identify in identity theft investigation

Posted On Wednesday June 03, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 3, 2020           1:30pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Fraud Unit is requesting the public’s assistance to identify two men in relation to an identity theft investigation. 

The victim’s name was used to apply for a credit card online.  Between April 2 and 5, 2020,  two men used the issued card to purchase items in the 500 block of Ogilvie Road and on Du Plateau Boulevard in Gatineau (Québec). 

The first suspect is described as dark-skinned man, muscular build, facial hair covered with a surgical mask, black hair. At the time of the purchases, he was wearing a black t-shirt with white “Armani” printed across the chest, blue jeans, black shoes, watch on left wrist, bracelet on right wrist, chain on neck, sunglasses on top of his head (see photo 1). 

The second suspect is described as a Black man, balding with a black beard. At the time of the purchases he was wearing black pants, black t-shirt and black shoes, wearing white latex gloves (see photo 2).

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5433. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

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