Mississauga man accused of defrauding woman of more than $200,000
Published On Thu, 24 May 2012
A Mississauga man was arrested on fraud charges at a Toronto hotel Wednesday, where he was allegedly meeting with a victim to exchange a briefcase stuffed with fake money.
The man is alleged to have convinced a woman that a relative left her a large inheritance offshore. In return for the promised money, she purchased fraudulent certificates and fees.
The woman lost $217,300, police said.
The man was allegedly meeting with the victim to receive more money when he was arrested.
Police said there may be other victims, and said that anyone who has had contact with the individual should contact them.
Ikechukwu Victor Ozumba, 32, also known as Andrew Morgan, has been charged with fraud and possession of a forged document.read more