Coquitlam Mounties need your help identifying fraud suspect


2017-10-03 11:43 PDT

File # 2017-27011

The suspect is a dark-skinned man in his thirties or forties with very short hair and a salt-and-pepper beard

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A sharp-eyed shop clerk has foiled a fraud and now you can help Coquitlam RCMP identify the suspect.

On August 26, 2017, at about 10:30am, a man walked in to a store in the 2500 block of Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam, and tried to use a credit card to buy lottery tickets. The shop clerk noticed that the credit card signature appeared to be in Korean characters but the man did not appear to be Asian. When the clerk asked for a second piece of identification the suspect ran away.

The suspect is described as:

If you can have any information or can identify the suspect, please call the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 and ask for Corporal Shayne Williams (file 2017-27011).

Released by

Cpl. Michael McLaughlin

Media Relations Officer
Coquitlam RCMP
2986 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y5
Office: 604-945-1580


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