Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Fraud)

2019
11
June
2019
A Hamilton man will appear in court later today after employees at a local Cash Money Store recognized he was attempting to cash a fraudulent cheque for the second time. On Monday, June 10, 2019, shortly before 6:30 p.m., Hamilton Police received ...
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02
May
2019
Two Hamilton females were arrested after they tried to pass a counterfeit $100.00 bill at a local restaurant. Hamilton Police would like to remind the community to examine any suspicious currency in order to protect themselves from fraudsters. On ...
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28
March
2019
Hamilton Police have charged a man involved in selling fake cell phones on Kijiji. On March 2, 2019, shortly after 8:30 p.m., a Hamilton resident attended the parking lot of 970 Upper Wentworth to purchase a new Samsung Galaxy Note9 for $650.00 wh...
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14
March
2019
Hamilton Police arrested a Stoney Creek man after he convinced store staff that he was returning products he had purchased. Moments before the male selected the products from the shelf did not pay for them and attended the customer service counter fo...
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13
March
2019
An off-duty police officer with his family was approached by a fraudster who attempted to sell him costume jewellery. The male was arrested and will appear in court on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. On Monday, March 11, 2019, shortly after 2:30 p.m., an ...
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07
March
2019
Alleged Hamilton fraud scammer Jacob Miranda has been arrested for an outstanding warrant in relation to Vacation Rental and Event Ticket Scams. March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Hamilton Police Service is providing warning signs for Vacation R...
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2018
03
December
2018
Hamilton Police Service has charged a local resident of defrauding Canadian Orpheus Male Choir of approximately $50,000 dollars. In October 2018, the Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit received a complaint regarding several accounting irregularities...
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13
September
2018
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Detectives from the Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit arrested Mr. John Wallace Findlay (64 yrs. of age) for misappropriating trust funds that were held for disbursements to plaintiffs in the Caledonia Class Action la...
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12
July
2018
Hamilton Police Service has charged a local resident of defrauding CUPE Local 786 of approximately 1 million dollars. In July 2017, the Hamilton Police Service Major Fraud Unit received a complaint from CUPE Local 786 regarding several accounting ...
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25
June
2018
Hamilton Police pulled over a 2005’ black Volvo with suspicious front plates attached to the vehicle. During the traffic stop police located several stolen credit cards and personal identification inside. On June 24, 2018, shortly before 2:30 p.m....
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20
June
2018
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit continues to see a rise in local businesses becoming victims of what is commonly known as the “Business Email Compromise” or “CEO Scam”. Although there are many variations of this scheme, the ones reported to Hami...
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06
June
2018
Hamilton Police are reminding the public and businesses to be familiar with the security features in Canadian bank notes and to “Feel, Look, Flip” to keep counterfeits out of your pockets and tills. “We’ve seen several counterfeit $100 notes latel...
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22
February
2018
Hamilton Police received information in late 2017 from Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) workers that a local couple may be defrauding the provincial service. It is alleged that the male was working while in receipt of Disability benefits ...
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