Male Arrested in Oakville for $60K Retail Fraud Spree

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Male Arrested in Oakville for $60K Retail Fraud Spree
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Chantal Corner

Chantal Corner

Sergeant Chantal Corner is the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Department. She grew up in Oakville and graduated from Loyola. She still resides in Oakville.

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On Wednesday January 6th the Halton Regional Police Service arrested a male party responsible for approximately $60,000 dollars of retail fraud, between January and June of 2015.

The accused is alleged to have defrauded Canadian Tire and Sears retailers throughout Ontario by using fraudulently Credit Card data to obtain merchandise and gift cards.

The arrest came after a warrant was executed by Canadian Boarder Services at Pearson International Airport as the accused returned to Canada from a trip overseas. Police worked closely with investigators from Canadian Tire and Sears Canada, that seen the crime spree perpetrated across Ontario.

The accused did not work alone and police continue to investigate accomplices seen working in conjunction with the accused.

Tijani ABDULAZEEZ (32yrs) of no fixed address was held for bail and will appear in Milton Provincial on January 7th.

  1. Unauthorized use of Credit Card Data X8
  2. Fraud Under $5000 X8
  3. Possession of Property obtained by crime X8
  4. Conspiracy to commit an indictable offence

Anyone who may have any information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825 4747 ext. 2216 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222 8477 (TIPS), or through the internet or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).



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Readers Comments (1)

  1. Cheryl says:

    This article has such poor grammar; it is embarrassing to read. Was there no proofreading?


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