Police seek information on woman in connection with alleged identity theft in East York

Toronto police are seeking information on this woman in connection with an identity theft investigation.

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman in connection with an alleged identity theft.

According to police, a woman went to two East York banks in the Pape and Cosburn avenues area on Friday, Dec. 21 of last year and allegedly used a fraudulent driver’s licence to open bank accounts.

The next day, a woman went to a Money Mart branch at Finch Avenue West and Alness Street in North York, where police alleged she obtained a loan for $5,736 using a fraudulent driver’s licence. On Dec. 27, the woman allegedly went to the same Money Mart and attempted to obtain a $20,000 loan using a fraudulent driver’s licence, police said.

The next day, according to police, a woman purchased a cell phone package from Rogers Communications using allegedly fraudulent information.

And on Dec. 29, a woman went to a Cash Money branch in Brampton where she allegedly applied for two loans using fraudulent information.

Police have released a security camera image of a woman they are looking for in connection with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 or online at www.222tips.com

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