(DRYDEN, ON) – The Dryden Police Service have charged two males for trying to sell fraudulent jewelry in Dryden.
On Friday September 14, 2018 at about 3:00pm, Dryden Police Service received a call that two males were trying to sell the victim fraudulent jewelry in the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot.
Dryden Police located the suspect car on Duke Street. The driver was immediately arrested for Fraud. At the time of the arrest he was displaying many pieces of fraudulent jewelry on his person.
The passenger was subsequently arrested for Fraud and found to be wearing the jewelry that they were earlier trying to sell.
Incident to the arrest of these two subjects, numerous items were seized including 13 necklaces, 40 rings, fake Rolex watches, and a large amount of money in different denominations and origins.
The two males are facing charges of Fraud Under $5000 and Possession of Proceeds of Crime under the Criminal Code are:
Constantin ILIE – 39 years old of Scarborough Ontario and Florin DRAGOMIR – 25 years old of Scarborough Ontario. They will appear in court in Dryden on November 26th, 2018.
Canada Revenue Agency Scam
Dryden Police have received a report from a complainant who fell victim to the Canada Revenue Agency or “CRA Scam”.
The victim received a telephone message to call the CRA immediately as arrest warrants had been issued as she owned the government over $5000.
The caller told the victim to send money in the form of credit cards and the warrants would be removed. The victim who had been conned followed the directions.
The Dryden Police Service warns the public to check directly with the Canada Revenue Agency if you get a call saying you owe money.
This is a very popular scam that many are falling victim to.
Source: Dryden Police Service