Fraud Suspect Photo

By 43 Division,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 12:19 p.m. February 24, 2016

Investigators would like help from the public to help identify a suspect in a fraud investigation.

A man walking holding two tires
A suspect in a fraud investigation

It is reported that on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, and Friday, September 18, 2015, a man contacted a business in the Port Union Road and Highway 401 area to order tires over the phone using credit card information.

The man advised the items would be picked up later that day and arrived in a taxi cab a short time later and picked up the purchased items.

It was later learned that the credit card information provided was fraudulent.

Further investigation revealed that this man is suspected of fraud on multiple occasions across the GTA using this method.

He is described as white, 45-55, 5'9" - 5'11", medium-to-thin build, short graying hair and a tattoo on his left forearm. He may have a slight speech impediment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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