Mississauga Woman Charged in Connection with “Fraud Caper Investigation”

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A Mississauga woman is facing charges in connection with a fraud investigation.

Police say the Southern Georgian Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched on Nov. 8, 2018 to a Penetanguishene financial institution to respond a complaint of identity theft by a victim from outside the North Simcoe area.

Police say that on Nov. 13, officers responded to a report of a possible financial fraud occurring at a downtown Midland financial institution.

Police say an officer spoke with staff and arrested a female customer who was allegedly trying to obtain a significant financial loan.

Police say further investigation linked the two incidents and revealed more fraud-related criminal offences.

According to police, 27-year-old Sarah Danby has been charged with fraud over $5,000, identity theft and more.

Police say the accused was released from custody after a bail hearing. She will be back in court on Dec. 13.

This investigation is currently ongoing and investigators are asking that anyone with information about this incident to please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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