Police arrest man after fraud investigation in Cambridge

The crest on a Waterloo Regional Police officer's sleeve. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police have made an arrest in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation in Cambridge.

Back in March, police received a call from a financial institution on Hespeler Road.

Investigators say a man opened multiple accounts at banks and institutions across Waterloo region and Southern Ontario.

They say more than $700,000 in fraudulent cheques were deposited to these accounts.

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Investigators were able to locate the man on Hespeler Road on Wednesday and charged a 67-year-old from Kitchener.

He was released with a Jan. 30 court date in Kitchener.



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