DRPS investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male obtaining funds from a fraudulent Ebay sale.
In April and May of 2008, a male falsley identifying himself and claiming to reside on Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, advertised gold coins for sale over Ebay.
He received payment from several residents of the United States and but never shipped any products back to them. He cashed cheques and money orders totalling several thousand dollars at a Pickering cash store. His true identity is unknown.
Anyone with information is asked to call D/C Doucette in the Major Crime - Fraud Unit at 905-579-1520 ext 5364. Anonymous tips can be made to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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