Two arrested in Brampton after Durham Police fraud investigation

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Published September 29, 2021 at 12:16 pm

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Durham Police arrested two people in Brampton today as a result of a fraud investigation involving multiple Home Depot locations.

Police say the suspects would provide fake ID’s to other people, who would then open credit accounts at the stores. These fake credit holders bought building supplies and appliances worth more than $30,000.

According to police, the accused would then sell the products at discounted prices.

Police executed a search warrant at a Brampton home September 22. They found fake ID cards and profiles, equipment to make fake ID’s, $12,500 in cash, fentanyl and cocaine.

Kieon Parchment, 50, from Brampton has been charged with three counts of fraud over $5,000, three counts of possession of stolen property, possessing a fake ID, possessing a counterfeit mark, possessing identity information with inference of a fraud offence, possessing an instrument of forgery and possession of schedule 1 drugs for cocaine and fentanyl.

Shannon McGraw, 42, of Mississauga, faces similar charges including, two counts of fraud over $5,000, two counts of possess property obtained by crime over $5,000, making, possessing, transferring, or selling an identity document, unauthorized use of a credit card data and selling or possessing counterfeit mark.

Both have been released with conditions. Anyone with information about this investigation can call Detective David Conforti Durham Police’s Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5241.

 

 

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