Mississauga resident faces fraud charges after bank employees recognize her

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Published April 4, 2023 at 8:23 am

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A Mississauga woman faces charges in connection with an attempted fraud in Dunnville.

OPP said in a press release that a woman went into a bank in the small town located about 35 kilometres west of Port Colborne on March 30.

Bank employees recognized the woman from an internal memo and contacted police to report a fraud in progress, police said.

Michelle Furtner, 34, of Mississauga, faces the following charges:

  • Fraud over $5,000, and
  • Use, deals, acts on forged document (four counts).

She’s scheduled to appear in Ontario Court at a later date.

Police are continuing to investigate and say they anticipate further charges.

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