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Police appealing to public to help locate a fraud suspect

Durham Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating a fraud suspect.

On March 1, an unknown female suspect attended three TD Bank’s in Mississauga, Ontario, impersonating the victim, a resident of Durham Region.

The suspect took control of the victim’s cell phone number by SIM swap, and used the phone number to receive passcodes from the banks two-factor authentication. As a result, the suspect was able to fraudulently transfer money out of the of the victim’s bank account into another account, said a police report.

The suspect is described as female, 50-60 years old, medium build, 5’3” tall, long black hair possibly wears glasses. Her photo is available at

Anyone who can identify the suspect or has any information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kane of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 x 5371.

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