Man arrested for fraudulent scheme, Ikechukwu Victor Ozumba, 32,
Tuesday, May 24, 2012
Man arrested for fraudulent scheme,
Ikechukwu Victor Ozumba, 32, a.k.a. Andrew Morgan,
Police believe there may be more victims
Broadcast time: 15:20
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Financial Crimes Unit
On Tuesday, May 22, 2012, members of the Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes Unit
Toronto Strategic Partnership assisted the Peterborough−Lakefield Community Police Service
in arresting a man in relation to a fraud investigation.
It is alleged that:
− a man convinced a woman that a relative had left her a large sum of money that was being
− the woman paid for a series of certificates and fees she believed would result in her
receiving the inheritance
− in reality, there never was an inheritance and the victim lost a total of $217,300
Ikechukwu Victor Ozumba, 32, of Mississauga, a.k.a. Andrew Morgan, was arrested in a
Toronto hotel while allegedly attempting to meet with the victim to receive more money. It is
further alleged that he was in possession of a suitcase filled with stacks of blank bills, flanked
by real bills, to give the illusion of the sum of inheritance.
He is charged with:
1) Fraud Over ($5000)
2) Possession of a Forged Document
He was scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, May 23,
Police believe there may be other victims.
Anyone who may have had dealings with the accused is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cathy Kehoe of the Toronto Strategic Partnership at 416−808−7325 or by email at <email address removed>
, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com
, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.