Ottawa man accused of fraud in Carleton Place housing undertaking funding scheme


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A 65-year-old Ottawa man faces fraud prices linked to a purported alternative to put money into a new-build housing undertaking in Carleton Place, metropolis police stated.

The fraud unit investigated complaints made by members of the general public from 2016 to 2017 about an funding firm and its proprietor and have to this point have recognized 13 victims with a complete lack of greater than $600,000, the Ottawa Police Service stated in a launch Wednesday.

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“They consider that there could also be different victims and are asking them to contact police,” police added.

The person was charged Wednesday with eight counts of fraud over $5,000 and 13 counts of acquiring credit score by false pretence or by fraud. He was launched on an endeavor pending a Jan. 29 courtroom look.

Anybody with data is requested to name the organized fraud unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5292.

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Nameless suggestions could be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or crimestoppers.ca.