Toronto man charged with rent fraud

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a fraud investigation.

On Friday, August 5, 2011, police arrested a man in the Yonge Street/ Sheppard Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

– a man placed ads on Kijiji and Craigslist for rental properties

– potential renters attended the apartments with the impression that they were available for rent and entered into lease agreements, paying first and last months’ rent to the accused

– the lease agreements were fraudulent and the potential renters were deprived of their first and last months’ payment

Dale Delano Lyn, 36, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. four counts of Fraud Under

Police believe there may be other victims. Investigators are requesting the public’s assistance locating anyone else who has had contact with the accused or who has entered into lease agreements at the following addresses:

– 4968 Yonge Street, Apartment 1112
– 100 Harrison Garden Blvd , Apartment 212
– 215 Fort York Blvd, Apartment 1006
– 2121 Lakeshore Blvd W. Apartment 214
– 78 Lee Center Drive, Apartment 1703

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