Articles tagged with 'Fraud' | Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Fraud)

2020
15
April
2020
| 11:00 America/New_York
Detectives from the Hamilton Police Service Major Fraud Unit have continued the investigation of a fraudster couple identified in January 2020. On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Hamilton Police executed a search warrant at a residence related to a co...
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March
2020
| 12:13 America/New_York
Hamilton Police have charged an 18-year-old female with fraud after faking COVID-19 to get out of work. On March 23, 2020, Hamilton Police received information from Hamilton Public Health Services about an individual who had created a fake physici...
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13
February
2020
| 20:46 America/New_York
A Hamilton couple was arrested after obtaining accommodations at a local hotel by fraudulent means. Police then learned the couple was in possession of numerous other securities and documents belonging to other victims. A Hamilton man will appear in ...
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2019
15
November
2019
| 20:37 America/New_York
In August of 2019, the Hamilton Police Service Major Fraud Branch commenced an investigation into complaints about financial mismanagement, fraud and theft at the Sikh Society of Hamilton Wentworth located at 86 Covington Street, Hamilton The inve...
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18
October
2019
| 18:23 America/New_York
In March 2019 information was reported to the Hamilton Police Service regarding accounting irregularities within the Federal Conservative Electoral District Association of Hamilton Centre, at the conclusion of the 2015 election. The former president ...
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11
June
2019
| 14:55 America/New_York
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
| 21:23 America/New_York
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
| 18:15 America/New_York
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
| 10:27 America/New_York
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
| 09:40 America/New_York
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
| 21:15 America/New_York
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
| 21:46 America/New_York
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
| 19:12 America/New_York
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
| 18:19 America/New_York
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
| 06:00 America/New_York
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
| 06:00 America/New_York
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
| 06:00 America/New_York
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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February
2018
| 07:00 America/New_York
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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