Uploaded on Oct 6, 2010
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Ajax Woman Faces Five Charges in Toronto Fraud Investigation
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Det/Cst James Turnbull 13 Division Toronto Police
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From the investigating officer:
Karen Anne ROSE, 40 yrs, Ajax
ROSE solicited sale of a vehicle on KIJIJI and would meet with victims.
ROSE provided victims a reason as to why the vehicle could not be handed
over at the time of transaction. Interested buyers would provide a deposit
to ROSE to hold the vehicle. ROSE would then cut off communication with
these buyers after receiving the deposit.
ROSE was arrested on Monday October 4th and charged with five fraud related
Police believe there may be more victims in the incident.
Official Toronto Police Media Release:
Broadcast time: 10:45
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Fraud Squad 416−808−1370
On Monday, October 4, 2010, police arrested a woman in a fraud investigation.
It is alleged that:
− in September 2010, the accused posted a vehicle for sale on Kijiji,
− the accused asked to be contacted via telephone; she would return messages left by potential buyers,
− the accused would meet with victims, receive a deposit for the vehicle and advise the victims that the vehicle would be ready after it received maintenance,
− the accused would then cut off all communication with the buyers. Karen Anne Rose, 40, of Ajax, has been charged with:
1) two counts of Fraud Under $5,000, 2) two counts of Possession of Proceeds of Crime, 3) Attempt Fraud Under $5000.
Police believe there may be more victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−1300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.
Constable Tony Vella, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Chad Nickels, 13 Division
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