The Toronto police have requested the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a woman involved in an identity theft investigation.
According to police, a woman went to two East York banks located in the area of Pape and Cosburn avenue on Friday, December 21 of last year and used a fraudulent driver’s license to open up bank accounts.
On the following afternoon, the woman attended a Money Mart branch located at Finch Avenue West and Alness Street and obtained a loan totalling $5,736 using a fraudulent driver’s license.
On Thursday, December 27, the woman allegedly went to the same Money Mart and attempted to obtain a $20,000 loan using a fraudulent driver’s licence.
The following day, the woman opened an account with Rogers Communications using fraudulent information and purchased a cell phone package.
Finally, on Saturday, December 29, the woman visited a Cash Money branch in the area of Steeles Avenue East and Kennedy Road in Brampton. While at this branch, she applied for two loans totalling $1,345, using fraudulent information.
Police have now released a security camera image of the woman they are looking for in connection with the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 or online.