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15 September 2012 Warning - this news article expired on 2012-10-15. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


Belleville, Ontario On September 14th, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Police attended at a bank in the City's north end in relation to a fraud. It was learned that a male had attempted to secure a $7500.00 loan using a fraudulent SIN card. The male was arrested and a search revealed eight credit cards in another person's name. Also seized was a forged Canadian Citizenship Card. A 32 year old Toronto man remains in custody on numerous Fraud related charges including obtaining a credit card by false pretences, making a false statement in writing, falsifying employment records, and fraudulent use of a Citizenship card. He will appear for a Bail Hearing on September 17th, 2012.

Attempted Fraud

Belleville, Ontario - at approximately 1:05 pm on September 15, 2012 police were contacted by a Frank Street resident to report an attempted fraud. The complainant advised that she received a total of four phone calls from different male suspects over the past week asking for donations to the Belleville Fire Department Toy Drive. The callers asked her repeatedly for her credit card information which she refused to provide. She then contacted the Chair Person of the program, John Stephenson who advised that there was no one presently soliciting for them at which point police were contacted.

Members of the public are advised to never provide banking or credit card information over the phone for any reason and to be aware of this fraud attempt.


Belleville, Ontario On September 15th, 2012, at 1:30 a.m., Police responded to a disturbance on Bridge Street West at Coleman St. A 72 (seventy-two) year old Belleville man was arrested for public intoxication.

On September 15th, 2012, at 3:30 a.m., Police responded to a disturbance on James St. A 22 year old Belleville man was arrested for public intoxication.