PRINCE GEORGE, BC: On September 19, 2019, the Prince George RCMP received a report of an identity theft and fraud that had occurred in August 2019…
An unknown suspect had defrauded a local branch of a national bank of thousands of dollars using the identity of a Port Coquitlam, BC, man. Substantial withdrawals were made in Prince George, Quesnel and Williams Lake, BC.
Investigators believe that this suspect travels between communities and has committed similar offences before. He may have ties to the Okanagan and the Lower Mainland of BC.
Investigators are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect. He is described as:
- Non-white male
- Approximately 40 to 50 years old
- 173 cm (5’8″
- 82 kg (180 lbs)
- Short dark hair with a mustache and goatee
“We are confident that someone will recognize this suspect and help to further our investigation” says Cpl. Craig Douglass, spokesperson for the Prince George RCMP. “Stealing an identity is a tremendously personal crime and this individual needs to be held accountable.”
If you have any information about this Criminal offence or the person responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477.