Man charged in fraud investigation

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Windsor police are investigating after victims were swindled out of over $800,000.

The Financial Crimes Unit began the investigation in April 2022 after a victim reported they provided over $350,000, over the course of several months, to a person as part of an investment scheme. The victim reported the person advised the money would be invested in the buying and selling of vehicles.

A second victim has also come forward and reported they gave the same person a large sum of money for the same purpose.

Investigators believe the money was never used for the specified purpose.

A 35-year-old Windsor man has been charged with fraud over $5,000.

Police say there is the potential for other victims. They are encouraging anyone with further information to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service – Financial Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4330, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.