Man wanted in Fraud over $5 000 investigation

Posted On Tuesday April 06, 2021
Wanted Nejat KAKAMAD
Wanted Nejat KAKAMAD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 6, 2021      3:45pm 

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Fraud Unit is looking for public assistance to locate a wanted man who defrauded two local banks for an amount over $690 000.

In January 2020, the man who owned a car service garage at the time, allegedly used his business bank accounts and credit lines for fraudulent purposes before officially closing his business.  It is alleged that part of his scheme involved the deposit of high valued business cheques.

Police received a complaint in March 2020 and an investigation was commenced. 

Nejat KAKAMAD, 57 year old, of no fixed address was charged with:

  • Fraud over $5000
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Laundering Canadian proceeds of crime

Fraud Unit investigators believe that KAKAMAD is in the Ottawa area. He also goes by the first name of Shawn.  He may be driving a white 2019 Cadillac Escalade.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Fraud Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5460.

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

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