Alberta woman nabbed in Oshawa – charged with 17 counts of fraud

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Published February 22, 2022 at 1:52 pm

A 23-year-old Alberta woman has been charged with numerous counts of fraud after attempting to open bank accounts with fraudulent identification in Durham Region.

On Thursday, February 17, investigators with the Financial Crimes Unit were contacted by an employee from Scotiabank in Oshawa advising of a fraud in progress. The suspect attempted to open an account with fraudulent identification. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had committed fraud at two other Scotiabank institutions in Durham a few days earlier.

Mor Junger, 23, was arrested and charged with three counts of Attempt Fraud Not Exceeding $5,000, seven counts of Unlawfully Sell or Possess Counterfeit Mark and seven counts of Procure to be Made, Possess, Transfer, Sell Identity Document of Another.

She was released on an Undertaking.

Investigators have released a photo of the suspect to ensure there are no other victims. The photo can be seen here or at www.drps.ca under Newsroom.

If you have information regarding this investigation, please contact Det. Chapman of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5352.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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