Woman Accused of Eighty Eight Counts of Fraud
A woman from Oakville, on October 27, 2011, was charged with 88 counts of fraud, while police is investigating the allegation against her of claiming she drained dollars in several thousands out of the bank accounts of victims, published CTV News on November 3, 2011.
Aged 21, Ms. Vanessa Farrell's offence was that she pretended to be various lawful businesses and sent fraudulent phishing e-mails to different accountholders asking for their secret personal details like SINs, Internet passwords, driver-license code, and PIN (Personal Identification Number).
There are 22 instances each of ID-fraud, owning of crime-proceeds, revelation of fake marks, 18 instances in connection with fraud over, and 4 instances in connection with fraud under.
Officials in the police stated that the suspect drained accounts through defrauding of payment cards and acquired dollars in several thousands during March 2011 to September 2011.
Ms. Farrell will have to face court on November 18, 2011. As per police authorities, victims could number even more.
Security specialists say that recipients of the e-mail must enquire regarding the message in connection with matters of their finance. They must ask straight to their financial institutions alternatively only phone up the contact number given at their payment card's reverse side.
Meanwhile, one other lady from Toronto too was detained possibly with charges of fraud in connection with account in bank.
The lady named Latoya Ceballo, 29, was detained on account of 40 instances of defrauding eleven individuals off 76,000 dollars. She faces 2 instances in connection with fraud under $5,000, 9 instances in connection with fraud over $5,000, 5 instances of masquerading with intent as well as 24 instances in connection with personating with deliberation.
Cops stated that all the frauds that started during April 2011 related to one suspect who'd acquire private details regarding the people victimized and thereby gain hold over their bank accounts as well as steal their cash deposits.
Police authorities reiterate that banks or financial accounts of other types never dispatch unsolicited e-mails enquiring of any secret or personal detail. Thus, no such detail must be sent via replying to uninvited electronic mails.
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