Failed fraudster tried to get cash from two banks

Durham Police said a 44-year-old male is facing several fraud related charges after using fraudulent identification in an attempt to obtain money.

On Tuesday, January 24 at about 2:40 pm, members from East Division attended 680 Longworth Avenue for a male who was attempting to withdraw funds from a bank account belonging to another person.

After he was unsuccessful at withdrawing the money, he attended another bank and approached a teller with fraudulent identification and made a second attempt, said a police statement.

Police were called and the male was arrested on scene.

The suspect from London, Ontario was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kane of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5371.

Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspects and not convicted, and
2. Sometimes charges are dropped or changed.

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