Alberta lady busted on fraud costs in Durham

A 23-year-old Alberta woman is facing a host of fraud-related charges after someone opened bank accounts in Durham Region with fraudulent identification.

The Durham Regional Police Financial Crimes Unit was called on Thursday, Feb. 17 by an employee from a Scotiabank in Oshawa saying a fraud was in progress. The suspect was trying to pen an account with fraudulent identification, police said.

Investigators found a suspect had committed fraud at two other Scotiabank locations in Durham a few days earlier, police noted.

Mor Junger has been charged with seven counts of unlawfully selling or possessing a counterfeit mark, seven counts of procuring to be made, possess, transfer, sell identity documents of someone else, and three counts of attempted fraud not exceeding $5,000.

She was released on an undertaking.

Investigators want to ensure there are no further victims.

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is asked to call 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 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca.

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