Man Charged in Connection With Rental Property Scam in Mississauga
A man is facing 36 charges after allegedly bilking prospective renters out of deposits on units in Mississauga condos that he did not actually own.
Toronto police allege that 34-year-old Goran Drozdek posted apartment rental advertisements on the internet for properties that were actually condominium units.
Police say the condominiums were advertised for multiple addresses, including 87 Peter Street in Toronto; 5025 Foursprings Avenue in Mississauga and 5044 Hurontario Street in Mississauga
Police say that from September 2017 to June 2018, the accused allegedly met with victims who signed leases and turned over cash deposits.
On Wednesday, June 13, police, responding to another online ad, arrested the accused and charged him with nine counts of fraud under $5,000, 18 counts of failing to comply with probation, eight counts of failing to comply with recognizance and assault to resist arrest.
The accused appeared in court on Thursday, June 14.
Anyone who believes they may have been a victim, or who has information, is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200.
- Extremely Popular Toronto Food Service Launches in Mississauga
- Schools Warning Parents in Mississauga About Controversial TV Show
- Here's a Sneak Peek at What the Hurontario LRT Cars Will Look Like in Mississauga
- New Opening: Mazaya Restaurant & Cafe
- Some Residents Outraged Over Housing Development Proposed for Mississauga
- Mississauga Resident Charged in $11M Toronto Police Fraud Bust
- Police Arrest and Identify Suspect in Connection with Sexual Assault Incidents in Mississauga
- Mississauga Man Charged After Allegedly Accusing Police Officers of Theft
- Police Searching for Mississauga Assault Suspect Who Skipped Court
- Nurse Charged After Allegedly Stealing Medication from Patients in Mississauga