Ottawa police have charged a 29-year-old woman in connection with a series of frauds committed at several Ottawa-area banks between December 2007 and February 2008.
The investigation revealed that a suspect allegedly used a number of aliases to open accounts and secure loans. The accused is also alleged to have tendered a number of fraudulent cheques and to have stolen the identity of three victims. The loss to the financial institutions was in excess of $175,000.
Tammy Laramee, 29, of St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., faces 20 fraud-related offences.