2 arrested after fake ID used to buy new car at Lindsay dealership: police

Police in Lindsay, Ont., arrested two people following a fraud investigation involving the attempted purchase of a vehicle at a dealership. Global News Peterborough file

Two people face fraud charges following an incident at a car dealership in Lindsay, Ont., late last week.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers on Jan. 12 received a report of a suspected fraud at a dealership.

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Police learned that staff at the business were informed by its finance office that an online purchase of a new vehicle had been declined after a customer allegedly used fraudulent identification.

On Friday, officers attended the dealership after being informed a customer had arrived to complete the vehicle purchase.

Police launched a fraud investigation and two people were arrested.

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Krista Darlington, 48, of Bradford, Ont., and Perry Opoku-Agyemang, 28, of Brampton, were each charged with fraud over $5,000 and personation with intent to obtain property.

Both were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on Feb. 23, police said Tuesday.

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