Metrolinx has urged riders to avoid fraud by not purchasing Presto cards on online auction websites.
Note: The Observer has been informed that all charges against Md Sumin Reaz were stayed on March 22, 2016 and charges against Malika Irrighen were withdrawn on May 29, 2015. A man and a woman face multiple charges in connection with a $3 million credit card fraud case. The investigation revealed that between May 2011 […]
Three York University employees have been arrested in connection to a $1.6 million fraud investigation.
Two men were arrested on Feb. 14, after police seized fraudulent tickets for the Justin Timberlake concerts this week.
Police report a man advertised false tickets online and then met buyers in person to accept cash in exchange for the fake tickets.
Police are looking for two men in connection with a possible local fraud scheme targeting seniors.
When Alex Gorodetsky received a text message on his cellphone inquiring about a pair of shoes he posted on online classified website Kijiji, he had no reason to believe the person texting him was a scam artist. “In a nutshell the text basically asked me if I could ship a particular pair of sneakers to western Africa,” said Gorodetsky, an avid shoe collector living in Toronto. “At first I thought everything was all good up until I got the exact same text message two more times that day.”
The Toronto police Strategic partnership unit is warning the public of a credit card “phishing” scam that is active in the city.
A former provincial Progressive Conservative Party candidate in Pickering-Scarborough East faces criminal charges stemming from a fraud investigation.
Toronto police are asking for public assistance investigating a fraud case.
Ze Zhang, 28, of Toronto, has been charged with several counts of fraud.