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Police investigating after fraud reported in Bradford

File photo of South Simcoe Police cruiser. South Simcoe Police / File / Twitter

Police are seeking to identify a suspect after a car was purchased with a fraudulent cheque in Bradford.

According to South Simcoe police, a Bradford resident had advertised a vehicle for sale online.

On Dec. 8, officers say a buyer went to the seller’s home with a cheque to purchase the vehicle. Police say the seller accepted the cheque and signed the vehicle over to the buyer.

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According to police, the seller was later notified by the bank that the cheque was fraudulent.

Police have now released security camera images in hopes of identifying the suspect.

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Officers ask anyone with information to call police at 905-775-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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