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OPP Reports - Sept. 28, 2017

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RACING CHARGE

(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On September 26 at approximately 2:40 a.m., a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Kortright in the City of Guelph. The officer observed a male driving a 2015 Chrysler travelling at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar at 133 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

22-year-old Jay Sanjay PATEL of Guelph has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and will appear in Guelph Provincial Court to answer to the charge. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.

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INVESTMENT FRAUD

(WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON) - On September 22, 2017 OPP were contacted by a victim of an investment fraud.

Investigation revealed that the victim was contacted by an investment group by telephone. Through numerous call-backs the victim believed he was speaking with an actual employee of the investment group. The victim then began email correspondence with an individual who was to be working for the investment group.

The victim transferred a sum of money to what was believed to be a legitimate investment company. After further email conversations with the suspect the victim made a further larger investment. The victim has since not been able to reach the suspects or anyone at this alleged company and realized that it was a scam.

OPP are investigating.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or report online at http://www.antifraudcentre.ca


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