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Red Deer RCMP request assistance to ID fraud suspect – Update – Arrest made

August 24, 2017 9:42 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Thanks to multiple tips from the public, Red Deer RCMP have identified and charged a woman alleged to have made a number of fraudulent transactions with a stolen credit card at several businesses over the course of a month this summer.

RCMP located the suspect on August 21 and took her into custody without incident. At the time of her arrest, she was wanted on a number of outstanding warrants and was in possession of a stolen passport.

In addition to those warrants, 32 year old Melissa Caylene White now faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 355(b) – Possession of stolen property under $5,000
  • Criminal Code 380(1)(b) – Fraud X 5

White was remanded to appear in court in Red Deer on August 23. She makes her next appearance on August 25 at 9:30 am.

RCMP are grateful for the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect, and for the active engagement Red Deerians demonstrate every day in reporting crime and suspicious activity.

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Media contact
Red Deer RCMP
403.304.7764

BACKGROUND:

August 11, 2017

Red Deer RCMP request assistance to ID fraud suspect

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a woman who has made a number of fraudulent transactions with a stolen credit card. 

The suspect is reported to have made repeated transactions with the stolen credit card in at least one business over the past few months. RCMP obtained a surveillance image of the suspect and are sharing it with the public in hopes someone will recognize her.

If you have information about this investigation, contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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