Pickering woman caught importing stolen Bentley

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Published March 4, 2022 at 2:03 pm

Investigators have arrested a 35-year-old Pickering woman after it was discovered she imported a high-end stolen vehicle.

As a part of Project Navigator, an on-going investigation that focuses on vehicle finance frauds in the GTA, investigators discovered the accused had imported a 2019 Bentley Bentayga, worth more than $200,000 USD, into Canada in November 2019. During the investigation, it was determined that the vehicle was stolen from California and imported with an incorrect VIN.

A warrant was issued for the accused and she turned herself into police.

Shakara Walker, 35, has been charged with Possession Property Obtained by Crime Outside Canada; Traffic in Property Obtained by Crime Outside Canada; Launder Proceeds of Foreign Crime; Fraud Over and Fraudulent Concealment. She was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Jaciuk at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1853.

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