18-year-old Kitchener male charged in connection with fraud investigation

PRESS RELEASE
WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE
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Waterloo Regional Police are indicting an 18-year-old Kitchener man in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation.

In March 2021, the Organized Financial Crime Division of the Waterloo Regional Police Service conducted an investigation into a youth involved in alleged fraud and drug trafficking.

In August 2021, the person was arrested outside the area and found in possession of two loaded handguns, suspected drugs and a large amount of cash.

On August 19, 2021, a search warrant was issued on the man’s vehicle in connection with the fraud.

As a result of the investigation, the 18-year-old man was charged with money laundering, fraud under $ 5,000 and possession of the proceeds of crime.

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