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Monday, December 9, 2019

Man Arrested In Alleged Romance Scam In Orillia

Orillia | by Bayshore News Staff  

Police say they were notified of a suspected fraud in which the victim sent over $25,000 to the fraudster in April 2017.

The OPP have made an arrest in connection with a "romance scam" in Orillia.

Police say they were notified of a suspected fraud in which the victim sent over $25,000 to the fraudster in April 2017. 

Following an investigation, police identified a 35 year old Edmonton man as a suspect, who was also suspected of committing similar frauds in other policing jurisdictions within Ontario.

The accused was arrested on charges of fraud and possession of property obtained by crime this summer and has a court date on Christmas Eve in Orillia.

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