Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a male who allegedly has obtained $70,000 from Royal Bank (RBC) clients in numerous communities.
Police say the suspect male allegedly committed financial frauds at two RBC locations in Nanaimo Dec. 11
Investigators say nearly $11,500 in currency was illegally obtained at the Brooks Landing and the Commercial Street branches Dec. 11.
On Dec. 12, Nanaimo RCMP says the suspect was reportedly involved in another incident that saw $8,000 taken in Parksville.
According to police, the suspect gained possession of the identification of existing RBC clients and attended five different branches in Quebec starting in March of last year.
RCMP say another eight fraudulent transactions were allegedly committed by the same person between Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 in Surrey and Langley.
Nanaimo RCMP says the suspect male is described as being Caucasian and between the ages of 45 and 55, with a heavy set and dark hair and was wearing glasses.
Police ask anyone who can help identify the person to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345, or Crime Stoppers.