Suspect to identify in online fraud and theft offences

Posted On Tuesday July 06, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 6, 2021   9:08am

(Ottawa) — The South Neighbourhood Resource Team (NRT) is looking for the public’s assistance to identify an individual involved in a theft and possible fraud that have occurred in the City’s East end.

A person was able to hack into the complainant’s cell phone online account and subsequently order a cell phone under his name. On March 3rd, 2021, a man picked up the ordered cell phone at a shipping company located on the 3300 block of Hawthorne Road.

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 30-45 years old, 5’10” (178cm) to 6’0” (183cm), and medium build. He has short black hair with receding hairline. At the time of the offence, he was wearing a black puffy ski jacket with a white furry hood and a white emblem on the left upper sleeve (see photos). Investigators believe that this suspect could be from the Greater Montreal area.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Ottawa Police South NRT at 613-236-1222 ext. 6882.

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

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