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Lakeshore OPP seek Public Assistance in Fraud Investigation

submitted to EFP

On January 4, 2022 at 10:20 a.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Lakeshore Detachment received a report of a fraud on Suncrest Drive in the Municipality of Lakeshore.

As a result of the investigation, it was determined that a male posing as a representative of a local roofing company attended the residence and secured a $500.00 cash deposit from the homeowner for work to be completed.

Officers spoke to a representative of the company and it was confirmed that the male does not represent or work for the company.

Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the male who is a person of interest in this investigation.

5'0" tall


Thick beard


Speaks with a French accent

The male was observed operating a Black Dodge Ram with a decal on the back.

Police would like to speak to this person, if you can assist with identification contact the Lakeshore OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000


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