Fraud - Do You Know This Guy - NRP asking for identity

Posted Aug 16th, 2018 in NRP, welland

Fraud - Do You Know This Guy - NRP asking for identity

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The male claims to be a currency collector looking for specific serial numbers and asks the well-intentioned clerk to look at the bills within the cash register. 


identify himfraud suspectNiagara Regional Police are trying to identify a person of interest (attached) associated to multiple thefts throughout the Niagara Region.

Over the past two weeks, the Niagara Regional Police Service has received an influx of incidents throughout the Niagara Region involving thefts from local businesses. The male claims to be a currency collector looking for specific serial numbers and asks the well-intentioned clerk to look at the bills within the cash register. A distraction is created, the suspect conceals several bills and leaves undetected. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Derek Watson with the Niagara Regional Police Central Fraud Unit at 905 688-4111 ext 9374 or Derek.watson@niagarapolice.ca 

Incident Number: 18-75550


Information on crimes can also be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.

To leave an anonymous tip, please contact Crime Stoppers via:

Telephone - 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) 
Online - www.niagaratips.ca 
Text - Text is not available at this time. 
Crime Stoppers guarantees that you will remain anonymous through any of the methods offered to provide tips. You may also be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.

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