Travelling Fraudsters Arrested in Caledon

On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at. 1:21 pm, Caledon OPP responded to a report of some suspicious persons in the area of Emil Kolb Parkway and King Street in Bolton.

 

The complainant advised police that she was flagged down by a man claiming to be from Dubai. The male was accompanied by a female and the couple were operating a white 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee (a rental vehicle). The man attempted to give the complainant jewelry in exchange for cash.

 

Caledon OPP located the suspect vehicle on Airport Road near Castlederg Side Road and conducted an investigation into the incident. Police further learned that the male and female had approached another individual – selling him 2 large rings that were alleged to be 18K gold in exchange for cash; however, the jewelry was not gold.  

 

As a result, a 50 year old male from Romania is charged with 2 counts of Fraud Under $5,000.

Further, a 51 female from Romania is charged with 2 counts of Fraud Under $5,000.

 

Both accused individuals are to appear in Orangeville Court on August 9, 2018 to answer to the charges.

If you have any information in relation to this case, please contact Provincial Constable Archie Dias of the Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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