On Thursday July 22, 2010, employees at the Bank of Montreal located on Kingston Road in Ajax contacted police in regards to a fraud which had just taken place. A male had opened a bank account using fraudulent identification and had left behind his real identification.
While en route, police were advised of a fraud in progress at the TD Bank on Westney Road in Ajax. Employees contacted police because a male attempting to open a bank account had provided questionable identification. Officers from the Major Fraud Unit attended the TD Bank at approximately 5:00 p.m. and found a male in possession of fraudulent identification.
Further investigation revealed the male had also opened bank accounts, using the same fraudulent identification, at the President’s Choice Bank on Kingston Road in Ajax as well as the Royal Bank on Harwood Avenue South in Ajax earlier that day.
Julio BRAGA JUNIOR, 24, of St. Catherines, is charged with: Attempt Fraud Over $5,000 x4, Utter Forged Document x6, Possession of Counterfeit Mark x2, Possess Identity Information with Intent x2, Forgery and Possession of Credit Card Obtained By Crime.