Senior has $150,000 removed from her account by a thief impersonating a family member.

Crime 100By Staff

September 3, 2014



She was an older person. The criminal took a total of $150,000 from the woman’s bank account through a series of transactions over a period of time.

Halton Police need the public’s assistance to identify this criminal.

Between June 11th and July 2nd, 2014, the elderly victim was contacted by unknown persons whom she believed to be family members, asking for a loan.

This unknown person arranged for the elderly victim to be picked up by an alleged taxi driver who subsequently transported the victim to her financial institution and assisted the victim in the transfer of funds.

On three occasions, this “taxi driver” transported the victim to her bank and facilitated the transfers, totaling $150,000.00.

Police are requesting the public assistance in identifying this unknown suspect.

Suspect description:
Male, White
40-50 years
Tall/large build
Long straight hair (just past shoulders)
Clean shaven (possible chin growth)
On all occasions, suspect wore knee length shorts, t shirt, black zip up vest, white runners.

Please contact D/Cst Nada JOVIC at 905 825-4747 ext 2344 for any information relating to this occurrence/suspect.

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