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Multiple cheque fraud suspect released on undertaking

Durham Police yesterday said a male has been arrested after attempting to cash fraudulent cheques at a cash advance business in Pickering.

On Monday, April 8 at about 11:30 am, members of West Division responded to a fraud call at the Money Mart located at 1360 Kingston Road, in Pickering.

The suspect entered the business and attempted to withdraw $3,500 using a fraudulent cheque. Staff recognized the male as having previously deposited fraudulent cheques and contacted police.

The suspect is also believed to have cashed fraudulent cheques at various other cash advance businesses.

Police attended the Money Mart and took the suspect into custody without incident.

The suspect, age 48 from Clarington, was charged and released on an undertaking. Name and further details available at

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Chapman of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5352.

Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name or identify the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspect[s] and not convicted by a court, and
2. Sometimes charges are amended or dropped.

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