NORTH PERTH – The Perth County OPP are investigating after a suspect attended a local financial institution and scammed the bank for approximately $40,000.
On May 21 at approximately 11 a.m., the suspect attended the bank, where they provided identification. The suspect then performed some banking transactions, with a total value of approximately $40,000. It was later determined that the suspect had stolen a person’s identity, and the transactions were found to be fraudulent.
Police are now seeking assistance from the public in identifying the suspect. The male suspect is described as approximately 50 years old, with black and grey hair, and was dressed casually at the time of the offence.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Those wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.