Montreal girl charged in Kitchener after financial institution fraud investigation: police

Waterloo Regional Police say a 22-year-old woman from Montreal is facing more than a dozen charges after a months-long investigation of fraud.

Police say a local financial institution last June reported that it was being targeted by an organized gang that was using fake identification to open bank accounts.

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She is facing multiple charges, including fraud under $5,000, counterfeiting stamps, identity fraud, identity theft, and uttering a forged document.

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Police say the investigation is ongoing and they are expecting to lay additional charges in connection with the case.

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