Tag Archive "fraud"

Fortune Telling Scam

Fortune Telling Scammer worked in Oakville Arrested

Members of the Halton Regional Police Service Regional Fraud unit attended Edmonton, Alberta to take custody of a woman wanted in connection to a fortune telling scam that she previously ran in Oakville.

Shred Event creates 12 Tonnes of protection

Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with Blue-Pencil Information Management, recently held a Shred Event on May 25, 2019 to help combat identity theft and related fraud.

Kijiji

Kijiji Fraud Investigation results in 11 Charges

The Halton Regional Police Service’s Regional Fraud Unit has charged one person in connection with a series of thefts involving the use of the popular online advertising service “Kijiji” to target victims. The thefts occurred ...

armed robberies

Oakville man arrested for Armed Robberies: Police search for accomplice

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) and the Toronto Police Service have arrested a 19-year-old Oakville man after a joint investigation into a series of armed robberies in Oakville, Burlington, and Toronto.

Handyman arrested for fraud of the Elderly

On Monday October 30 2017 Halton Regional Police Criminal Investigators from Oakville and Burlington arrested a handyman accused, Elwood Bowler (54 years) from Toronto

Shoplifter

Shoplifter charged after returning stolen merchandise for gift cards

On Monday, October 30th 2017, members of the Burlington Street Crime Unit arrested a male shoplifter responsible for stealing merchandise from various Walmart Stores in Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga

Handyman New B&W Halton Regional Police Car

Handyman Arrested for Fraud in Oakville

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 the Halton Regional Police Service, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, concluded a seven month fraud investigation involving a male posing as a handyman in Oakville.

Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. Warns Customers About Phone Scam

Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. (“Oakville Hydro”) has received reports from customers regarding a phone scam. A handful of customers reported receiving a phone call from a 1-800 number posing as Oakville Hydro. The caller ...